Raisins are the ripe and dry fruit of grapes and like other dried fruits, they are found all year round. Grapes can be used in two ways, fresh grapes and dried grapes. Dried grapes, which are dried by the light and heat of the sun, turn into raisins.
Different types of raisins
Sour or peni raisins (grape, yellow or smoked):
Seedless grapes that are stained with acid oil and dried with sulfur smoke, and its color is light brownish amber. Sulfur compounds are dangerous for human health.
Sun dried raisins:
Seedless grapes that dry under the sun and have a brown color. This raisin has a good taste and quality and is also known as piloui raisin.
Dry shadow raisins:
Raisins that are still green after drying and have high nutritional value. This raisin is prepared from Asgari grapes, of course, Green Peni raisin is also prepared with this method from large and green grapes.
Raisin is the same raisin that is prepared from red black majlisi grapes or Shahani grapes and has a lot of seeds and sugar. This black and very nutritious raisin has larger and more fleshy kernels than other raisins. Also, its properties are more than raisins and green grapes.
Nutritional value of raisins
Raisins are rich in calcium, potassium, iron and various vitamins. Other properties of raisins include eye health, bone strength, anemia treatment, constipation relief, and teeth care.