How to Choose a Ripe Pomegranate?


There are three main ways to pick a ripe pomegranate. Heavier pomegranates have juicier arils, so make sure you weigh some and pick the heaviest. A darker or deep red will have a sweeter flavor than the lighter colors which are more tart. If its skin is cracked, it may be that it is past its maturity.
Q&A Related to "How to Choose a Ripe Pomegranate?"
1. Pick up several pomegranates, one after the other, and feel their relative weight. Select one that is heavy, which indicates it's juicy. 2. Rub on the skin lightly with your fingers
Pomegranates are ripe when the skin is a crimson color. The fruit should feel
Pomegranates are picked ripe, so those that you see in the stores are ripe and ready to go. They can be a real messy pain in the butt. Believe me, that juice will get all over EVERYTHING
a deep ruby red.
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When Are Pomegranates Ripe?
Pomegranates are ripe when they make a metallic sound when they are lightly tapped. Mature fruit typically has reddish-purple skin and measures up to 5 inches in diameter. Some varieties of ripe pomegranates are pink skinned.... More »
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