Sweet, a bit tangy, covered in reddish-blue skin, plums make an appearance during monsoon. Plums are known as Aloo Bukhara in Hindi and are produced mainly in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. This sweet fruit is loaded with minerals and is a great source of potassium. It is also rich in antioxidants, protecting the body against cell-damaging free radicals. Plums are also low in calories and hence will not increase your blood sugar levels.
Plums are extremely nutritious, with a variety of health benefits to offer.
They contain many vitamins and minerals, in addition to fiber and antioxidants that may help reduce your risk of several chronic diseases.
You can consume plums fresh or dried. Dried plums, or prunes, are known for improving several health conditions, including constipation and osteoporosis.