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Dragon Fruit meaning in English, hindi, telugu, tamil, marathi, Gujrathi, Malayalam, Kannada

Dragon Fruit meaning in English, hindi, telugu, tamil, marathi, Gujrathi, Malayalam, Kannada get whole information and details here

Dragon Fruit name in English, Hindi, Marathi Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu etc

Dragon Fruit meaning in English, hindi, telugu,tamil,marathi,Gujrathi,Malayalam,Kannada

Names of fruits in Hindi, English, Gujrati and other Indian languages (regional)

Dragon /Agippazham

Dragon Fruit originates from the Americas. It is produced from a species of the cactus plant. The fruit is rich in phytonutrients, Vitamins C, good fatty acids, a number of B vitamins, carotene and protein. It is also considered great for skin. They are free from complex carbohydrates and the presence of thiamine help in food digestion. Also, the fruit has phytochemical captin that's considered good for heart health.

What is Dragon Fruit Called in Hindi, Marathi Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu and Other Indian Languages(Regional)?

In English it is called as Dragon Fruit, In Tamil it is called as Agippazham, In Malayalam it is called as Pithaya, In Telugu it is called as piaya, In Kannada it is called as pitaya and in Hindi it is called as pitaya.

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How to eat dragon fruit

How to eat dragon fruit

How to eat dragon fruit

First method you need to select a ripe fruit then cut the fruit in half after cutting the fruit we need to scoop the flesh out with the help of a spoon. You can also grill the dragon fruit by cubing it or even skewering it.
You can mix the dragon fruit in a blender with yogurt and make a cool smoothie. If you want some cooler you can make dragon fruit sorbet.

Step 1 Preparing Dragon Fruit

First of all you need to find a dragon fruit. The tough part of eating the fruit is to find the dragon fruit since it depends on the living or where you stay.
Dragon Fruit is mainly sold in asia and it is very less found in US and Europe. The local grocery store doesnt keep this fruit since it is not very famous you need to check your market that are available in your area.

2 You need to Select a ripe fruit. 

The colour of the dragon fruit should be bright red or pink similiar like a kiwi or a peach, Dragon fruit taste delicious when the fruit is fully ripe.
You need to press the flesh of the dragon fruit and check whether it is ripe or not.  Dragon fruit is too soft it mean it is overripe and the taste will also not very good or nice since it is over ripe
If Dragon fruit is hard you need to give some days to get it ripe before you eat this tasty fruit.

You should avoid fruit that has dark blotches or bruises, dry spines or brown dry spots.

3 You need to cut the dragon fruit in half. 

You need to take a sharp knife to cut the dragon fruit in to a slice. Once you cut the dragon fruit in to a slice you will find bright white flesh that will look just like your kiwi fruit.
This fruit has a tiny black seeds throughout the fruit.

4 Remove or scoop the flesh of dragon fruit with the help of a spoon

We need to take the help of a spoon to remove the fruit. The fruit that you eat is ripe it will be very easy to separate it from the skin.

5 Eat the dragon fruit. 

Once you Have scoop out the fruit with the help of the spoon you can directly put it into your mouth

You need to cut the dragon fruit into quarters just like how you cut an apple.
The taste of Dragon Fruit is delicious and cold. You should refrigerate the dragon fruit. You must not eat the skin of the dragon fruit
since the skin of the dragon fruit is inedible and you will have a stomach problem if you eat the skin of the fruit.

Step 2 Making Dragon Fruit Kebabs

1) For making Dragon Fruit Kebabs you will need some some wooden skewers. Soak these skewers in a bowl of water for ten minutes. Soaking the skewers prevents the wood from charring when you are grilling the kebabs. You can also choose to use metal skewers for the dragon fruit kebabs. You don’t need to soak metal skewers as they don’t get charred in the grill.

2) To grill Dragon Fruit kebabs you need to grill them over medium-high heat. For grilling the kebabs you can choose to use an electric or a charcoal grill. The kebabs can also be grilled on a stovetop grill. If you don't have a grill you can cook them on the broiler in your oven.

3) Dragon fruit is a versatile fruit which goes well with any type of tropical fruit. They taste the best when paired with mango and pineapple.

4) Scoop out the flesh from the dragon fruit after cutting it into halves. Now dice the flesh into bite-sized chunks. Also cut a ripe mango and a pineapple into bite-sized chunks.

5) Now take the soaked skewers and put the fruits Alternatively. Make sure you leave space on either ends of the skewers for lifting the kebabs of the grill.

6) Now keep the kebabs on the grill and let them cook. Cook them on each side till the fruits are lightly browned. If you don’t have a grill and are using a broiler, then place the kebabs on a baking sheet and put them in the oven. Cook them for 2 minutes, then turn them over, and cook them again for another 2 minutes on the other side.

7) Once the dragon fruit kebabs are properly grilled remove them from heat. Place the kebabs on a serving dish with a bowl of sugar for sprinkling on the kebabs.

Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Dragon fruit is a versatile fruit that goes well with fruits like bananas, berries, and many other fruits. Slice the dragon fruit into halves and using a spoon scoop out the flesh and then dice it into small pieces. Take a banana, peel it and Slice it into small pieces. Take some blueberries and wash them clean.
For making a smoothie you need to choose a base. Dragon fruit smoothies taste best when paired with a creamy base. For making a dragon fruit smoothie you can choose from the following base.
You can use Yogurt, or Greek yogurt, either plain or any flavor you like.
You can choose to use any type of Milk - whole, partial fat, or skim.
You may also use Soy milk, plain or flavored.
Nut milk, such as almond or cashew milk also goes well as a base for dragon fruit smoothies

3) You need to Consider adding extras. 

If you like to have a smoothies a little extra sweet you need to choose from this ingredients:
Apple or grape juice.
A few spoonfuls of sugar, syrup or honey.
Peanut butter or even almond butter.

4) You need to add the ingredients in a blender. You can add dragon fruit, banana, and blueberries.

Top the smoothie with a cup of your favorite base and some sweeter or nut butter you like.

5) You need to blend the ingredients. With the help of a pulse function on your blender you need to blend the ingredients until it become smooth.
The smoothie that you make is too thick you can add a little milk or juice or even you can add a water to make or thin it out.
If you like to have a thicker smoothie you can add some instant oatmeal.

6) You need to pour the smoothie into a glass and serve it. You can drink the smoothie with the help of a straw, or you can make the smoothie extra thick and you can eat it with the help of a spoon.

4) How to make Dragon Fruit Sorbet

1) You need 2 dragon fruits to make sorbet. You need to cut the dragon fruit in half and and scoop out the flesh from both sides. You need to cut or chop the flesh of dragon fruit into medium pieces.
You can use the skin of dragon fruit for serving the sorbet. save the outer skin of dragon fruit into a freezer if you like to serve sorbet with them.

2) Use a blender to blend the dragon fruit with other sorbet ingredients.
You can add dragon fruit in a blender with ¾ cup water, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice and 2 Tablespoons of sugar. blend the mixture the ingredients are smooth.

3) After doing that you need to Pour the mixture into an ice cream freezer. To freeze the sorbet you need to follow the manufacturers instructions.
Those who dont have ice cream freezer dont worry you can still make sorbet by following the instructions we tell you.

In a baking dish you can Pour the sorbet mixture after doing this you need to cover the pour mixture with the help of a plastic wrap and put it in the freezer.

After few Hours (2 Hours) the mixture should be slightly frozen. You need a spoon to stir it properly and then cover it again and put the mixture back in the freezer.
You need to continue stirring the sorbet for every two hours over 8 hours. After the 8 Hours you must allow the sorbet to freeze solid.

4) You can spoon the sorbet into a dragon fruit skin and you can Serve with pound cake or light pastry.
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How to Make Dragon Fruit Jam Recipe

Mumbai 13 September 2016: Dragon fruit is such an amazing fruit for our health. Today we will show you how you can replace your store bought jams with this tasty all natural jam. Making this homemade dragon fruit jam is very easy. Dragon fruit jam goes well with anything. You can use the jam as a topping or spread, Children don't mind eating it plain as well. Today we will tell you how to make dragon fruit jam at home with just a handful of ingredients.

How to Make Dragon Fruit Jam Recipe

Ingredients for Homemade Dragon Fruit Jam Recipe
Pulp of 1 Dragon fruit
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 eggs
1 tsp butter
1 cup sugar

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How to make Homemade Dragon Fruit Jam (Recipe)

Take a mixing bowl and add dragon fruit pulp, eggs, lemon juice, butter and sugar.
Now mix this mixture well till everything has combined properly.
Pour this mixture into a double boiler and cook over low heat for an hour.
Stir the mixture frequently as it cooks. The mixture will start to thicken as you stir.
Once the mixture reaches a jam like consistency put the gas off.
Once it's at room temperature pour the mixture in a glass jar with a tight lid and store it in the refrigerator to use it later.
Your tasty plain dragon fruit jam is ready to be enjoyed. 
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Strawberry Star Fruit Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Carambola also known as Star fruits are Popular across Southeast Asia and the South Pacific, carambola have distinctive ridges running down its five sides almost like a star, hence its called star fruit.
Strawberry Star Fruit Smoothie Bowl

A smoothie bowl is made like a smoothie, only slightly thicker and topped with fresh fruit. This Strawberry Star Fruit Smoothie Bowl is wholesome and delicious. Combining low-fat yogurt and fresh fruit, it's a healthy way to start your morning.

1 cup low-fat or Greek strawberry yogurt
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 banana, peeled
5 Fresh strawberries
1 star fruit sliced

In a blender blend the yogurt, banana, pineapple and strawberries to form a smooth thick paste.
Put this mixture in a serving bowl and top it off with some fresh strawberries and star fruit slices.

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Dragon Fruit and Banana Soft Serve Recipe

We all love ice creams this recipe is actually a healthy kind of ice cream which is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins since its made from banana and dragon fruit. 

Dragon Fruit and Banana Soft Serve


2 ripe banana’s
1 dragon fruit


  1. Cut the banana and the dragon fruit flesh into small pieces. 
  2. Take a plate and place a baking sheet on it. Keep the cut banana and dragon fruit pieces on the paper and put it in the freezer to chill overnight. 
  3. In the morning take a blender and blend the banana pieces. Once the banana is crumbly. Pulse again until the banana is gooey. Pulse the blender again until the banana is soft, creamy and has a soft serve like texture.
  4. Transfer the creamy banana to a clean and wide container and Place the container in the freezer.
  5. Now in the same blender blend the frozen dragon fruit pieces to form a smooth paste. 
  6. Add this paste to the banana containing container and freeze it again until it hardens. 

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Avocado Slaw Recipe

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Avocado Slaw

If you gotta make a meat loving friend have some vegan food then these sandwiches are the right choice to start with. Barbecued Jackfruit tastes just like meat, trust me on this.  So lets look at this amazing recipe. 

2 small green jackfruits
4 burger buns
3/4 cup BBQ sauce
Seasoning :
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp chili powder

  1. Clean deseed and chop the jack fruit and keep it in a mixing bowl. 
  2. Now add all the seasoning to the mixing bowl and mix it well with the Jack fruit to coat it well. 
  3. In a large skillet heat oil and add the seasoned jack fruit to it and let it cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Now add the Barbecue sauce and cook on low flame for 20 minutes. 
  5. Using two forks shred the jackfruit as it cooks to give it a look like pulled pork. 
  6. Once the jackfruit has been properly simmered, turn up heat to medium-high and cook for 2-3 more minutes to get a little extra color and remove from the heat. 
  7. Now is the time to assemble the burgers. Place the slaw on the bottom part then add a portion of barbecue jackfruit and top it off with some more bbq sauce and close the sandwich with the top of the bun. 

Vegan Pineapple and Durian Smoothie Recipe

This is a pretty much simple recipe of a very healthy smoothie. You just need to blend all ingredients together and your done, its that quick. 

Vegan Pineapple and Durian Smoothie

1/2 ripe pineapple
2 cups sliced frozen bananas
1 cup frozen durian

Just blend all ingredients together to make this amazingly healthy smoothie.

Quinoa Summer Rolls Recipe

Quinoa Summer Rolls make for a perfectly healthy and tasty party appetizer. As these summer rolls are loaded with vitamin A, C, and K, and also fiber, potassium, and folate. You can make these rolls very quickly under 20 minutes. 

Quinoa Summer Rolls

10 rice paper wraps
1 thinly sliced red pepper
2 cups shredded romaine
1 cup cooked black quinoa
1 thinly sliced large carrot
1 sliced medium avocado

  1. Fill a plate with warm water and dip the rice paper wraps in it to soften them. Once soft keep them on a flat surface. 
  2. Now start with the filling, first goes the  quinoa in the middle then lettuce, peppers, carrots and avocado.
  3. Now fold the wraps just like you would a burrito. 
  4. Repeat this till all ingredients are used. And your amazing healthy party appetizers are ready. 

Coconut Lychee Coladas Recipe

Coconut Lychee Coladas

These coconut Lychee coladas are very simple to make and are one of the most amazing cocktails I have ever tasted. Lychees go amazing with coconut milk and water. 


20 ounce can pf whole Lychees (peeled)
8 ounces full-fat coconut milk
4 ounces of coconut water
2.5 ounces Bacardi rum
5-6 large ice cubes
Garnish :
A few lime wedges

Take a blender and blend all the above ingredients together to form a smoothie. Top this smoothie with some crushed ice.
Garnish this smoothie with lemon wedges. 

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Healthy Dragon Fruit Recipe

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Dragon fruit Parfait Recipe

Dragon fruit Parfait Recipe
Dragon fruit parfait is tasty and looks so amazingly colorful. This recipe works great as a midday snack. You can try different toppings to change the look of the parfait. Only make sure you use fresh fruit as toppings. 

Ingredients for making Dragon fruit Parfait Recipe
1 red dragon fruit
1/2 ripe banana
½ cup frozen blueberries
1 cup almond milk
1 cup frozen mango pieces
⅓ cup Raspberries
Chia seeds

In a blender first blend 1/2 banana,  dragon fruit,  blue berries with 1/2 cup almond milk. Keep this mix aside.
Now in the same blender blend mango and 1/2 cup almond milk.
Take a milkshake glass and fill it half with the dragon fruit mixture. Now add on top of this the mango mixture and again the dragon fruit mixture.
Finally top the parfait with Raspberries, Fresh banana slices and Chia seeds.
Your delicious dragon fruit parfait is ready. 

Pink Dragon Fruit Soda Recipe

Pink Dragon Fruit Soda Recipe

Pink Dragon Fruit Soda is refreshing homemade beverage which is made with the juice of a pink dragon fruit, lime juice and sugar syrup topped off with soda water. 

Ingredients For making Pink Dragon Fruit Soda

Cut the dragon fruit into halves and scoop out the central flesh of the fruit into a blender.
Blend it to form a smooth paste. Strain pink dragon fruit puree through a fine mesh strainer.
To this strained puree add the lime juice and sugar syrup and mix everything well again in a blender.
Now pour this mix into a tall glass and fill it up with soda water and stir it well.

Coconut, Pineapple, and Pitaya Pancakes Recipe

We all love pancakes for breakfast. This very recipe makes your pancakes even more tastier and healthier by addition of pitaya or dragon fruit which is known for its health benefits. 

Coconut, Pineapple, and Pitaya Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients for making Coconut, Pineapple, and Pitaya Pancakes Recipe
For Pancakes
1/4 cup Kodiak Power Cakes Mix
2 tablespoons coconut flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup egg whites
2 tablespoons shredded coconut
1/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1/4 tsp coconut extract
1 tsp vanilla extract
30 drops Coconut Sweet Leaf Stevia Drops
For Topping
1/2 packet Pitaya Plus Smoothie Pack
10 drops Vanilla Sweet Leaf Stevia
1/4 cup pineapple juice
2-4 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon shredded coconut
1 kiwi (sliced)
4-5 Raspberries 

In a medium sized bowl mix all the pancake ingredients well.
In a pan heat some oil and cook the pancakes one by one until golden brown.
Now its time for the delicious topping.
In a bowl mix Pitaya Plus with pineapple juice and stevia drops.
Now add pineapple juice depending on how thin you want the topping to be.
Finally add sliced kiwi, shredded coconut, and nuts if desired.

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Dragon fruits go well with other fruits to form an amazing healthy smoothie. It adds its own unique tropical flavour to the smoothie. This smoothie not only tastes amazing but looks amazing as well.

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients for Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe

1 dragon fruit
5 large strawberries
1 banana
3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 Table spoon honey
1/2 cup of crushed ice

Take all the above ingredients and Mix all of them in a blender and garnish with a slice of Dragon Fruit.

Dragon Fruit Pudding Recipe

Dragon Fruit Pudding Recipe

Dragon Fruit Pudding is full of sophisticated flavors and zero preservatives. Combine dragon fruit with rambutan, another exotic find, for a simple blend requiring just a few ingredients.

Ingredients of making Dragon Fruit Pudding Recipe
1/2 cup water
1 sachet gelatin (unflavored)
1 dragon fruit
5 finely diced rambutans
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 can lite coconut milk

Add water in a small bowl and sprinkle the gelatin on it. Leave aside to allow the gelatin to bloom for at least 5 minutes. The gelatin will absorb the liquid and look like swollen translucent crystals.
Now add the sugar and coconut milk to a saucepan and simmer it on a medium-low flame.
Cut the dragon fruit into halves and scoop the dragon fruit pulp into a bowl. Smash the pulp with a fork.
Add the dragon fruit and rambutan fruit pulps to the coconut milk in the saucepan.
Stir in the gelatin and mix for about 1 minute.
Pour this mix and evenly divide it into serving bowls or molds and refrigerate for 4 hours or until the pudding is soft but firm to touch. Serve chilled directly in serving bowls.

Dragon Fruit Salsa Recipe

Dragon Fruit Salsa Recipe
Dragon fruit salsa tastes amazing and looks amazing as well. Dragon fruit salsa is very easy to make for a quick snack, and is also pretty enough to serve as a fun appetizer for a game day party.

Ingredients for Dragon Fruit Salsa Recipe

1 Dragon Fruit diced
1 Green Onion chopped
5 Stems Cilantro chopped
1 tbsp Lemon or Lime Juice
Take a medium serving bowl and add all the above ingredients to it.
Now mix everything gently.
Serve this amazing dragon fruit salsa with nachos and chips.

Dragon Fruit Berry Bliss Chia Pudding Recipe

This amazing Pudding is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium and fiber which makes it an energizing breakfast option. Also the dragon fruit topping adds its own tropical taste to this Pudding. 

Ingredients of Dragon Fruit Berry Bliss Chia Pudding Recipe

Dragon Fruit Berry Bliss Chia Pudding Recipe
1 1/2 cups almond milk
5 tbsp chia seeds
2 tbsp raw walnuts
1/3 cup dragon fruit chopped
1 tbs Dastony raw stone ground tahini
1 tbs Philosophie Berry Bliss Superfood Blend
1/3 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen
2 dates, chopped

Add all the above ingredients in a mason jar and mix everything well.
Now let it sit aside for 15 minutes and then stir it gently and store it in the refrigerator overnight.
Serve this Pudding the next day topped with fresh berries, dragon fruit, coconut chips and walnuts.

Pitaya Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Pitaya Breakfast Bowl Recipe

The pitaya breakfast bowl looks fancy, but it's so easy to make your own and customize it with your favorite toppings. The basic recipe combines pink dragon fruit, a liquid such as unsweetened almond milk, and a handful of frozen fruit like berries or mango. This thick and creamy dragon fruit smoothie bowl is packed with nutrients and perfect for a bright breakfast

Ingredients of Pitaya Breakfast Bowl Recipe
1 cup dragon fruit pulp or Pitaya Plus Smoothie pack
1 frozen banana
¼ cup frozen mango
½ Tablespoon crunchy almond butter
½ cup almond milk
banana slices
Toasted almonds
Dragon fruit slices

In a blender blend all the above ingredients to a thick smooth paste.
Take this paste and put it in a serving bowl and top it with the toppings.
Your super healthy and delicious pitaya breakfast bowl is ready.

Dragon Fruit, Pomegranate & Macadamia Salad with Creamy Mint & Lime Dressing Recipe

Dragon Fruit, Pomegranate & Macadamia Salad with Creamy Mint & Lime Dressing Recipe

This amazing salad introduces dragon fruit to your typical mix of greens in a nutrient-packed salad that’s bursting with color. Pomegranate seeds ar loaded with antioxidants while avocado and macadamia nuts are rich in heart-healthy fats. 

Ingredients of Dragon Fruit, Pomegranate & Macadamia Salad with Creamy Mint & Lime Dressing Recipe
4 cups fresh mache
1 cup diced dragon fruit
1 cup fresh pomegranate seeds
1/2 cup raw macadamia nuts
1 cup sliced avocado

In a salad bowl at the bottom add the mache.
Now add the rest of the ingredients over the mache.
Your delicious Dragon Fruit, Pomegranate & Macadamia Salad is ready you can serve this salad with a  Creamy Mint & Lime Dressing 
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