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How to quickly peel a pomegranate: 3 simple tricks

Victoria ZhmayloFood
Peeling pomegranates. Source: pexels

Pomegranate is a fruit that is incredibly rich in a variety of vitamins and nutrients. But to get to the valuable seeds, you need to go through a difficult way of peeling the fruit, and then cleaning the kitchen for quite a while. That is why many housewives refuse to buy it.

However, there are times when pomegranates are indispensable. For example, it is an excellent component of many salads and it also tastes great in combination with meat. FoodOboz.ua offers you three simple life hacks that can significantly reduce the time it takes to peel a pomegranate and also help you forget about cleaning it afterwards.

First method

How to quickly peel a pomegranate: 3 simple tricks

This peeling option is perfect if you want to use it as a decoration.

  1. Cut the skin off the pomegranate from the top, being careful not to touch the seeds.
  2. Make several slits along the entire length of the fruit, moving from top to bottom.
  3. Carefully open the fruit with your hands without damaging the seeds so that you get something like a bud.
  4. Peel off the bottom of the film, releasing the seeds.

Second method

How to quickly peel a pomegranate: 3 simple tricks

We recommend using this method if you want the seeds of the pomegranate only, not the whole fruit.

  1. Cut the pomegranate in half.
  2. Turn half of the fruit (seed side down) over a bowl.
  3. Using a spoon or a silicone spatula, tap the skin of the fruit until all the seeds are in the bowl.

Third method

How to quickly peel a pomegranate: 3 simple tricks
  1. Cut off the top of the fruit without damaging the seeds
  2. Make several cuts on the pomegranate and put the fruit in a deep bowl filled with water.
  3. Hold the pomegranate underwater and remove the seeds.
  4. Strain the water through a sieve, separating the seeds from the water.

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