How to Make Pomegranate Powder from the Fruit

Pomegranate powder is a delicious way to get the benefits of Vitamin C and powerful antioxidants into your daily diet if you don't have pomegranate juice or fruit available.

It's a beautiful pink colored powder that can be added to several dishes, desserts, or smoothies to boost the nutritional value of any food or drink.

What is this powder?

It's the result of sun-dried or oven-dried pomegranate fruit and seeds.

How to Add Pomegranate Powder to Your Food or Drink

  • Add to smoothies or frozen yogurt
  • Boost energy drinks with the powder
  • Put it in gravy for added nutrition
  • Flavor stews or soups
  • Ingredient in meat marinades – chicken or fish
  • Add to curries for new flavor combinations
  • Add to hot or cold cereal
  • Vegetable dishes
  • Add to chocolate desserts
  • Add to salad dressings for a kick of flavor
  • Chicken curries taste great with pomegranate powder added
  • Pomegranate tea

Did you know you can make your own powdered pomegranate to use in your recipes?

It's not difficult and it's a great way to save a little money too.

How To Make Pomegranate Powder

  1. Choose some deliciously ripe pomegranate fruits, making sure that the fruits are red and whole with no black spots or blemishes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Peel the fruit, place it on a tray, and put it into the preheated oven.
  4. Leave the fruit in the oven for five hours or up to eight hours so the fruit will dry out completely.

    Turn the fruit every 60 minutes.

  5. The fruit is ready to make into powder when the outside of the fruit feels like leather.

    There shouldn't be any moisture on the outside of the fruit.
  6. Place the pomegranate fruits out of the way and allow to cool for at least twelve hours.
  7. Using a grater, grate the dried pomegranate into a bowl.
  8. Once all the fruit has been grated, grind into powder with a mortar and pestle.
  9. Store the powder in a cool dark location in a small glass container with a fitted lid.

Benefits of Pomegranate Fruit, Juice, and Powder

The powder, since it is made from the fruit, is packed with all the nutritional goodness that the fruit and juice contain, but in a form that is easily stored and used in dishes and drinks.

Pomegranates contain some of the most powerful antioxidants found in food.

Antioxidants are an important weapon in the fight against free radicals, heart disease, cancer, and many other health issues.

This fruit has been a symbol of fertility for thousands of years and has been said to help couples conceive when taken on a regular basis.

It's so easy to add powdered pomegranate to your main dishes, desserts, and beverages, so why wouldn't you take advantage of yet another healthy way to add it to your diet?

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