Dried Apricot

Dried Apricot – Special Khushk Khubani

Dried apricot are a type of traditional dried fruit. The organic fruit colour is darker orange and has a coarser texture. However, when treated with sulphur dioxide, the colour is vivid orange.

Apricots farming is happening in Central Asia since antiquity. And dried ones were an important commodity on the Silk Road. In Pakistan, the Balochistan province is famous for it’s apricots due to it’s hot and dry climate.

Apricots are low in calories and fat while also an excellent source of Vitamins A and C. They contain numerous antioxidants, most notably flavonoids. Which help protect our body from oxidative stress, which causes many chronic diseases. Additionally, they are an excellent source of beta carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and Vitamins C and E. These are the nutrients which protect our eyes against damage. Moreover, they are naturally high in antioxidants, which guard against environmental damage. From sunlight, pollution, and cigarette smoke. And these compounds benefit our skin by lowering the risk of wrinkles and sunburn. Furthermore, apricots are a good source of soluble fiber, which feeds our healthy gut bacteria. And may boost digestive health. Khushk Khubani is naturally high in water, which is important for staying hydrated. Proper hydration is vital for several aspects of health, including blood pressure and heart rate.

Dried Apricots are also used in form of Apricot jam, while having the same benefits. And is also available in our store.

Alif Meena is selling dry apricot/khushk khubani which we bring directly from Balochistan province. It is 100% organic and natural without any chemicals. So click the link below to buy the best khushk khubani:

https://www.alifmeena.com/product-category/nutsdried-fruits/

We also sell other organic dry fruits like Walnut and Khagzi Badam (Almonds in Shell).