I love pomegranates. Especially when my mother makes a thick juice out of the fruit and hands it to me! Those pulpy extracts navigating through my taste buds make me float in the air.
Those seeds! Removing them from the fruit is one of the most irritating things I had done in my life! So irritating that I would go for a pack of chips instead.
But hey! Just a minute. Why am I going mad when there is one super-awesome easy way to remove pomegranate seeds in one single go?
Unbelievable, isn’t it?
Wondering how to remove pomegranate seeds easily?
I can’t wait to show you the video, and I bet even you can’t wait to watch it!
What You Need:
One large bowl
One kitchen knife
One pomegranate (obviously)
1. The Cut:
Take the kitchen knife and cut the pomegranate into two halves. Make sure you don’t drive the knife too deep into the fruit, as this might crush some seeds and spill the juice.
2. The Rip:
Once you have slashed the upper surface of the pomegranate with the knife, rip the fruit into two halves using your hand.
3. The Ladle Whack:
This is where the actual fun comes! Take one of the halves into your hand and overturn it (the open part facing down) over the large bowl. Take the ladle into your other hand and strike the top of the pomegranate half with it.
You can see the juicy seeds effortlessly raining into the bowl. Do the same with the other half and enjoy the fruit at its best! Hope now you know how to remove pomegranate seeds like a boss! What is the use of getting to know how to eat pomegranate the best way when we are not really aware of how amazing a fruit it is?
So here you go; 5 mind-blowing health benefits of pomegranate that might even provoke you to own a pomegranate grove one day!
1. Powerful Antioxidant:
Pomegranate is the most powerful antioxidant of all fruits. And you know what antioxidants do? They eliminate the much harmful free radicals from our body. Antioxidants also play an extremely vital role in boosting immunity.
Also, pomegranate is known to have 3 times the antioxidants present in red wine or green tea.
2. Strengthens Hair:
Hair fall is a common problem plaguing many in the world today. Drinking pomegranate juice strengthens hair follicles and also makes your hair thick and healthy.
3. Treats Acne:
Hormonal imbalance is what causes acne, and pomegranates are what cure them. This magic fruit corrects the digestive issues in the body and also improves blood circulation.
In addition to this, pomegranate plays a major role in tissue generation in areas affected due to acne.
4. Improves Skin Health:
Pomegranate has high concentration of iron, which aids in the transportation of oxygen. The oxygen that is carried to the skin makes it more radiant and younger.
A cotton ball dipped into pomegranate juice and rubbed over the face works as a great toner. It helps reduce the spots and blemishes on the skin.
Pomegranate also helps in skin regeneration and plays a vital role in removing dead skin.
5. Good For Your Heart:
This is one of the most important benefits of pomegranates. Drinking a glass of pomegranate juice everyday increases blood flow thereby decreasing the pressure on heart.
Blood clots can be fatal to the heart. Pomegranate reduces this clotting property in the blood. The seeds also increase the oxygen levels in the heart.
So yes, when are you getting ‘pomegranated’?