The 10 strangest vegetables and fruits in the world in pictures

If you are tired of eating the same types of plants, whether vegetables or fruits and are looking for renewal and are looking for exotic fruits or vegetables at the same time delicious and contain high levels of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibers necessary for the health of the body, here are some examples of the strangest vegetables and fruits in the world, in addition Due to its strange shape and undesirable smell, it has become among the most requested vegetables and fruits in the world.

 In pictures.. the 10 strangest vegetables and fruits in the world

10- Okinawan purple sweet potato

Okinawan purple sweet potato

The origin of this strange plant dates back to the Japanese island of Okinawa, so that its name came after that island, it may look like an ordinary potato from the outside, and once you cut it, you will find a beautiful purple color covering the core area as well as its delicious sweet taste, similar to the well-known orange sweet potato except It is characterized by its low percentage of carbohydrates and fats, and its high content of dietary fiber, and therefore a vegetable that is beneficial to human health. 

9 – Galia melon

Galia melon

Some strains of watermelon were hybridized in the Palestinian territories in 1970 in order to obtain new types. Indeed, this type of watermelon (cantaloupe) was produced. It may look like melon from the outside, but it is different from the inside. We find the color is pale green, but it has a very sweet taste, whether If eaten fresh or if added to fruit juice or even in salads, it is also a good source of vitamins A and C.

8 – Jicama


Jicama is an exotic root vegetable that is sometimes called Mexican yam or turnip. It is rich in vitamin C and high in dietary fiber.

7 – Ugly fruit

Ugli fruit

This tropical gem from Jamaica, despite its ugly appearance, has a delicious and delicious taste. It tastes like a mixture of grapefruit and tangerine and can be eaten fresh or in the form of juices.

6 – Jabuticaba


This exotic and delicious fruit at the same time is similar in size to the plum plant. This type of plant belongs to the Brazilian grape tree. It is similar to the regular grape tree, except that it differs from it that the jabuticaya grows directly on the stem. It has a delicious grape taste and can be eaten raw or fermented when Wine preparation.

5 – African horned cucumber

African horned cucumber

It may sometimes be called a cucumber plant, but in fact it looks exactly like a watermelon, this strange fruit has a hard orange peel on the outside and the inner pulp is green in color. It is very rich in vitamin C and a good source of iron and potassium.

4 – Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit

Native to Central and South America, this delicious fruit, also known as pitaya, is rich in fiber and vitamin C, dragon fruit has a taste similar to that of pears and black seeds found in The inside resembles the seeds of a kiwi fruit, it is eaten fresh or as an addition to salads.

3 – Soursop


Despite its strange name, it is considered a very tasty fruit. It is native to South America and is considered a tropical fruit as it grows on the Grafolia tree. It takes on the outside the spiny shape of red color and from the inside the sweet and soft pulp. Soursop juice is often used in drinks. The pulp can be eaten raw or used as a refreshing addition to ice cream or milk. It is also a good source of dietary fiber, potassium, and vitamin C, and is an important cancer-preventing fruit.

2 – Durian


The strange fruit, whose unpleasant odor increases, when trying to inhale the smell of that fruit will emit the smell of dirty feet or garbage, but the funny thing is that the taste of durian is worth forgetting that smell, under that green cover you will find the delicious pulp, which tastes like custard with almond flavor, This fruit is found in Southeast Asia, where the tree is pollinated by bats, and this fruit is considered an expensive fruit.

1 – Romanesco


These fruits are considered a member of the cruciferous family, which includes cauliflower and broccoli, and it is believed that this type of vegetable was found in Italy in the 16th century. It contains vitamin C and zinc in addition to its role in facilitating digestion.






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