About: Purple passion fruit has a round to oval form with curled ends and is slightly smaller than yellow passion fruit, averaging 5 to 7 centimeters in diameter. When young, the skin is smooth, waxy, and purple to dark red, but as it matures, it takes on darker hues and takes on a leathery, dimpled, and wrinkled appearance. A seed chamber is encased by a white and spongy, inedible pith under the surface.
Health benefits: Passion fruit is a healthy fruit with a high nutritional value. It has a lot of vitamin A, which is good for your skin, vision, and immune system, as well as a lot of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are substances that help the body mop up dangerous free radicals. Passion fruit is high in antioxidants.
Antioxidants are essential for maintaining the health of the body's systems. Antioxidants are known to enhance blood flow, particularly to the brain and neurological system.
How to use: one can enjoy purple passion fruit directly from a shell with help of a spoon, even the seeds are edible, but tart. One can strain the flesh of passion fruit and make a refreshing juice out of it. One can also make a jam of purple passion fruit and preserve and it and enjoy with snacks.
Simple recipe: https://www.masalaherb.com/passion-fruit-juice-recipe/