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.