Fruits found on the one of many Varanasi's street market.
They look like kiwi, but kiwi as I know does not have spikes.
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FORJP001 (3819) 2006-11-03 22:20
These succulents green something taste good on toast and soda biscuit in the morning only. They taste better with a lot of coffee if not ripe, I presume.
However FORJP001 does'nt know what they are nor what they taste but he drinks a lot of coffee...
rychousmama (407) 2006-11-04 0:22
Excellent lighting and great detail. Love the POV and how close-up it is.
sabyasachi1212 (19769) 2006-11-04 2:49
What you came across here is called KANKROL. I searched for its English name but couldn't find one. It is a lot like bitter gourd but not exactly in the same category, it is not that bitter but looks somewhat similar and grows under identical climatic conditions. Though it is a fruit, it is basically used as a vegetable and is popular in Eastern part of India and Bangladesh.
- Copyright: bodhran uilleann (wrocek) (247)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-09-07
- Categories: Food
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Fruits and vegetables close ups, Eat your Fruits and Veggies! [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-11-03 20:05