India is the largest producer of pomegranates and many varieties are produced in India throughout the year. The most popular variety of pomegranates include bhagwa pomegranates.Here are a few tips for you to choose pomegranates:
You need to pick medium size pomegranates that are neither too big nor too small. More heavy and large pomegranates have shorter shelf life and small pomegranates contain seeds that are less juicy.
Pomegranates comes in different colors varying from pink, various shades of red to brownish. You must choose a pomegranate that is neither too light nor too dark. Light-colored pomegranates may contain white seeds that are not good. Dark-colored pomegranates are over matured and sometimes rotten.
The average-sized pomegranate with round shape is good to go andsignifies that the seeds are filled with juice and ripened.
Don’t buy the pomegranates that are soft and mushy. Pick the hard one for agood choice.
Choose the smooth and unbroken piece which is free of any cuts.
The shrunken skin denotes the expired or rotten pomegranates.