raisins are a dried grape. Raisins are produced in many regions of the world and may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking and brewing.Raisins can contain up to 72% sugars by weight, most of which is fructose and glucose. They also contain about 3% protein and 3.7%-6.8% dietary fiber. Raisins, like prunes and apricots, are also high in certain antioxidants, but have a lower vitamin C content than fresh grapes. Raisins are low in sodium and contain no cholesterol. Iranian raisins come in different colors and are differentiated according to the drying procedure. The major kinds are below:

 

Dark Raisins

This kind is prepared by drying the fruit in full sun and results in a dark color. Rating: 5.0

Green Raisins(Kashmari)

This kind is naturally green, but sulfur is added to bring out a brighter color.

Golden Raisins

This kind is oven-dried and then sulfur is added to preserve its color.

Sultana Raisins

This kind is brown and is the most popular variety.

 

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