About - Relish the soft, buttery texture of Robusta bananas that are light green and have a great fragrance and taste. The stalks of Robustas are thick and rigid. Fresh fruits are green, which revolve to a bright yellow on ripening and the flesh contains a white - ceramic colour.
Storage and Uses - Store the bananas in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Fresh, raw Robustas are green. They turn into golden yellow on ripening. Look for brown speckles and yellow skin to identify the ripened ones. Slice them onto pancakes, blend into smoothies or add them to fruit salads. Heat brings out the creamy sweetness of the bananas. Try baking or sauteing them with butter and sugar for a delicious dessert.
Benefits - One banana supplies 30 percent of the daily Vitamin B6 requirement and is rich in Vitamin C and potassium. It reduces the appetite and promotes weight loss. It is recommended for pregnant women and athletes. It also boosts the immune system and keeps bones strong.