|Many parts of fruits are very delicious, such as steamed jackfruit seeds. VNA/VNS Photo|
HCM CITY — Parts of some fruits like pomelo skin, jackfruit rags or jackfruit seeds are not only edible but also very delicious.
The soft, white cotton-like underbelly of the pomelo skin is used to make a Pomelo sweet soup, a dessert favored by many all over Việt Nam. The skin is cooked with sugar and then with cooked green beans and coconut milk.
Same as pomelo skin, jackfruit rags can be cooked as a dessert or a main course dish. The whitish strands can be collected, salted and placed in compressed jars to make a pickle that goes well with rice.
Nearly every part of a jackfruit is edible including jackfruit seeds. The jackfruit seeds are steamed for an hour. The is similar to peanuts but more delicious. — VNS