Monukka Raisin

Provided By
Share this!
Grown in the Himalayan mountain region, the Monukka Raisins have a sligthtly larger size than the traditional dark raisin made from dried green grapes. The color is a lighter golden brown, a color that ranges between a golden raisin and the dark colored raisin. To produce this variety of raisin, grapes are grown in a mineral rich soil at altitudes of 6,000 to 9,000 feet. They are then sun-dried for several weeks, which causes the raisins to become dark, shriveled in appearance and slightly harder in texture. As they dry, the cool air adds sugar content to provide a natural sweet flavor that has a slightly fig-like taste.

Raisins can be stored, tightly sealed, at room temperature for several months, but to store longer (up to a year) seal the raisins in a plastic bag stored in the refrigerator. Tip: When adding raisins to batters for baked goods, coat the raisins with flour either individually or by shaking the raisins in a bag containing flour. Flour coated raisins will then stay suspended within the batter being prepared.

Monukka Raisin Reviews

There currently aren't any reviews or comments for this term. Be the first!
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is strictly prohibited.
© Copyright 2024 Tecstra Systems, All Rights Reserved, RecipeTips.com