Raisins (Munaqqa)

Moisture 20.2% Protein 1.8%
Fat 0.3% Minerals 2.0%
Carbohydrates 74.6% Vitamin C 1 mg
Calcium 87 mg Phosphorus 80 mg
Iron 7.7 mg
>Calorific Value - 308 (values per 100 gms)
>Small amount of Vitamin B complex
Origin and Distribution

Raisins have been used from very ancient times. produced in several parts of the world, but the great bulk of world product comes from Italy, France, Spain, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Baluchistan, California, Australia and South Africa. The raisins are esteemed for their rare food value, they are rich in carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins.

Natural Benefits Of Raisins

They form a very valuable food when taken with milk, supplement each other as the milk contains sufficient protein and the raisins, sugar. In the same way they can be taken with advantage with nuts such as cashewnut, walnut and groundnut.

  • Uses

raisins are extensively used in salads. They may be added to curries and are widely used in the preparation of jams, jellies, cakes, puddings and pies.

Raisins in Various Diseases

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