How To Keep Fruits Fresh After Cutting?

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Updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 19:40 [IST]
 
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Ideally you should never keep cut fruits for a long time. But, you cannot ignore the fact that sometimes this happens no matter what is right and what is wrong. In such cases there is a need to store these fruits in a healthy way so that they do not dry or get brown. Here are some of the best tips to be used st home for keeping the fruits fresh for long.

Apple- If you cut an apple and want to keep the pieces of this fruit fresh for long then you have to do some simple things. Just take the apple pieces and smear them with some apple cider vinegar and then keep it in a container. If you do not find it then use any other vinegar available for the purpose. This will keep the apples fresh for long hours. You can also use some lemon juice to keep the apples fresh. This is one of the best tips to be used at home to keep the apples fresh.

Apples

If you cut an apple and want to keep the pieces of this fruit fresh for long then you have to do some simple things. Just take the apple pieces and smear them with some apple cider vinegar and then keep it in a container.

Avocado

It is very easy to keep a cut avocado fresh. As soon as you cut an avocado and do not want to eat the whole of it, sprinkle some lemon juice on it.

Guava

A guava becomes brown very easily due to its high iron content. To keep this fruit fresh you can do two simple things.

Papaya

Keep the pieces of a papaya fresh by wrapping them in a clean paper sheet.

Lemon

fter cutting a lemon, keep it in a polythene bag and tie a knot.

Watermelon

The easiest way to keep this fruit fresh is by keeping the pieces of watermelon in an airtight plastic container.

Pineapple

Pineapples pieces can be kept fresh for many days if you store them in an airtight plastic container.

Avocado- It is very easy to keep a cut avocado fresh. As soon as you cut an avocado and do not want to eat the whole of it then sprinkle some lemon juice on it. After this store the avocados in the refrigerator inside an airtight container. This will keep the avocados fresh for a long time and you can serve it later to your guests.

Guava- A guava becomes brown very easily due to its high iron content. To keep this fruit fresh you can do two things. One you can smear some lime juice on the guava pieces that will keep it fresh. And the other one is, you can sprinkle some jalapeno pepper on the top of the guava pieces to keep this fruit fresh.

Papaya- Keep the pieces of a papaya fresh by wrapping them in a clean paper sheet. Keep this in a refrigerator thereafter. This is the best way to store papayas fresh for a long time.

Lemon- After cutting a lemon, keep it in a polythene bag and tie a knot. This keeps the lemon fresh and juicy for the next few days.

Watermelon- The easiest way to keep this fruit fresh is by keeping the pieces of watermelon in an airtight plastic container. You may also keep chunks of the watermelon after cutting them in a plastic sheet. This too will keep the fruit fresh.

Pineapple- Pineapples pieces can be kept fresh for many days if you store them in an airtight plastic container. This will help the fruit retain its moisture. Thus they stay fresh for long.

Use these tips at home to keep the fruits fresh at home.

Story first published:  Friday, September 28, 2012, 15:16 [IST]
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