Pomegranate is a unique fruit, distinguished by its smell and taste. Pomegranate seeds are very useful., but not everyone knows how to clean a pomegranate without spraying juice or damaging the grain.
Purified pomegranate can be bought at the store without wasting time cleaning it. True, not everyone can afford such pleasure, because a peeled pomegranate costs several times more than the whole. And sanitary conditions in which cleaning was made are not known.
Exists several ways to clean the pomegranate. No matter which method you prefer, you should wash it thoroughly so as not to infect the infection.
How to clean the pomegranate?
- Put on an apron so that when cleaning the pomegranate it will not splash your clothes.
- Wash the grenade.
- Cut the top of the grenade with a knife so that white streaks are visible in the cut.
- Make shallow cuts along the white veins.
Turn the grenade upside down. Take a tablespoon and gently tap on the peel. Knock evenly and surely. If you do it right, the pomegranate seeds themselves will start jumping into the plate. With this method of pomegranate peeling, not a single grain will suffer.
Knock a grenade until it drops all the grains on the plate.
In the end, you will get a plate of pomegranate seeds, which can be eaten or cooked from them any dish.
How to clean pomegranate: a professional way
- Immerse the pomegranate in water, cut off the top and bottom of the fruit.
- Carefully consider the places where the border between the sectors of the fetus and cut the skin in these places.
- Deploy the grenade. Pomegranate seeds will start popping out of the pomegranate peel and sink to the bottom of the tank, while the pomegranate peel and partitions will float to the surface.
- This method is convenient because the pomegranate seeds will not jump uncontrollably around the kitchen, and the juice will dissolve in water. The remaining water from under the pomegranate is not necessary to pour, it can be used for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, as well as for burns.
Pomegranate juice can be made from pomegranate grains, which is rich in amino acids, organic acids, water-soluble polyphenols, vitamins, iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. Both adults and children love pomegranate juice, so when you learn to clean pomegranate, you can easily make such juice from its grains.
Dishes of Peeled Pomegranate
From the purified pomegranate you can cook a lot of delicious dishes.
Salad "Catherine" with pomegranate
- Boiled chicken - 300 g
- Orange - 1 pc.
- Pomegranate - ½ pcs.
- Apple - 1 pc.
- Sour cream - 2 tbsp.
- Cut the boiled chicken into small pieces.
- Peel an orange, cut it into slices and tear each lobule into 4 pieces.
- Cut the apple into small pieces.
- Pour fruit into a salad bowl, season them with sour cream, add pieces of chicken and a handful of pomegranate seeds.
- Salad is considered a dietary, so it can be used for girls, watching her figure.
Roast lamb with pomegranate
- Lamb - 400 g
- Pomegranate - 1/2 pcs.
- Onions - 1 pc.
- Salt - to taste
- Black pepper - to taste
- Rinse the lamb under running water. Cut it into small pieces.
- Put the lamb pieces in a frying pan and fry. During frying, the juice will stand out, which must be drained into a separate bowl.
- Peel the onions, cut them into rings, put them in the pan to the meat and fry. Then add meat juice to onions and meat.
- Add salt and pepper to taste. Stew lamb 15 minutes.
- Refill the finished lamb with pomegranate seeds.
Kutaby with pomegranate
- Lamb - 500 g
- Onions - 2 pcs.
- Wheat flour - 2 tbsp.
- Pomegranate seeds - 100 g
- Chopped greens - 2 tbsp.
- Cinnamon - ½ tsp.
- Pepper and salt to taste
- Sift the flour and knead the dough by adding water and salt.
- Roll out the cooked dough 1 mm thick. Cut dough into mugs the size of a pie plate.
- Prepare minced meat from lamb meat by adding onions, greens, cinnamon, pepper, salt and pomegranate seeds.
- Spread the mince into dough circles and wrap them in a crescent shape.
- Kutabs are fried in a deep fryer for about 7 minutes at a temperature of 170 degrees.
- Finished kutab can be served with sauce.
Peeling pomegranates is not difficult, the main thing is to adapt to this business. From it you can cook completely different dishes with which you will surprise your guests.
Having learned to peel a pomegranate, you will greatly simplify the task of consuming this healthy fruit.