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Pomelos – a hybrid of Grapefruit and pummelo – after a few years in the winter months, also in German supermarkets. You have a pear-like shape and are usually well recognized the fact that they are Packed in a net. When consuming Pomelos, you should keep in mind that the simultaneous intake of blood pressure lowering medications to interactions.

Calories and ingredients

Pomelos have hardly any calories and are therefore ideal for a healthy snack suitable. Depending on the maturity of the caloric content is between 25 and 50 calories per 100 grams. Similar to Grapefruit, including pomelos are Pomelos are rich in Vitamin C. they also have valuable minerals such as potassium, Magnesium, and phosphorus. Due to the high content of the bitter substance Limonin is stimulated by eating Pomelos bowel activity.

Recipe: Pomelo Jam

Peel a large Pomelo and free stalls, the flesh of the white. Cut the Pomelo into small pieces and place the flesh of the fruit (800 to 900 grams) in a pot. Sprinkle 500 grams of jam Sugar (2:1), and let the Pomelo for an hour to rest. Puree and then the flesh of the fruit and bring the mixture to a boil. You make after five to ten minutes, the Gelierprobe and fill the hot jam into suitable screw glasses.