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A Durian Fruit Lover or Hater Trivia

Priya Johnson Nov 29, 2020
Durian is definitely one of those weird fruits. You either love it or hate it. Play this fun-filled trivia and find out whether you love or hate this fruit...
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Quick Fact
Durians bear semblance to jackfruits and have a thick, tough, spiny exterior which has to be torn into before reaching the edible part of the fruit.
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Quick Fact
The aril is the lobular, edible portion of the durian. The outer spiky shell when opened reveals 5 segments of fleshy lobes or arils.
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Did You Know?
Durian is known for its foul odor. The stench is compared to that of a pair of stinky feet or socks or even decomposing cheese.
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Did You Know?
In Singapore the durian fruit is banned from all public transport including taxis. It's also banned from public transport in Indonesia, Thailand, and Japan.
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Quick Fact
Durians with big, strong, fresh stems must be looked for while choosing a durian from the pile. Go for the lightest in the pile.
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Did You Know?
It's a myth that durian is high in cholesterol and calories. Durian is high in good cholesterol which lowers the levels of bad cholesterol in the body.
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Did You Know?
The spiky skin is inedible, however, the fleshy aril and seeds are edible. The seeds contain a carcinogenic compound which when cooked or processed gets cleared.
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Did You Know?
In May, a 9-day durian festival is held in Chanthaburi province of Thailand in the honor of this fruit. Wow!
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Quick Fact
Durian can be frozen and stored. It is also added as a flavoring to candies, ice creams, milkshakes, and all possible sweet treats.
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Durian seeds are high in starch content. When processed and powdered, it can actually be used as a flour substitute.
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Quick Fact
Tempoyak is prepared from fermented durian. This paste is also added to a number of fish curries and sambals.
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Amusing Fact
People are advised to never leave a durian alone in a parked car. If one does it, an unforgettable odor awaits the car owner.
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