Chironji, also known as Charoli, is found in the tropical forests of Northern, Eastern, and Central India. It bears fruit that contains the seed which are quite popular as a dry fruits. It is commonly added in desserts like kheer, ice-cream or porridge to enhance the flavour and nutrition.
Nutritional Content of Charoli/ Chironji
It has a pretty impressive fibre content which makes digestion easier. The host of healthful nutrients include vitamin B1, B2 and C as well as niacin. It also contains minerals like iron, calcium and phosphorus.
Chironji is useful in wound healing due to its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties.