Prickly Pear - Cactus Fig
Prickly Pear - Cactus Fig

Prickly Pear - Cactus Fig

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Thorny pear is a class in the desert flora family, Cactaceae. There a few unique types of desert flora figs yet the most well-known culinary species is the Indian fig opuntia (O. ficus-indica). The organic product has thorny skin with large spines dismissing during arranging. It has an oval shape and their thick and spiky skin is brimming with fluid.


Like most of cactus species, thorny pear is local to the Americas. It is accepted that they are begun from Mexico yet people have brought them into numerous different spaces of the world. Local American populaces used to eat thorny pear leaves, organic products, and roots for quite a long time.


Mexico is the biggest maker of thorny pear cactus on the planet as it accounts half of world creation. Notwithstanding, huge sums are created in Italy, Chile, South Africa, Argentina and Israel.

Flavors and TEXTURE

Thorny pear, possesses a flavor like an exceptionally thought watermelon with a little sweet trailing sensation. Its surface is a blend among delicate and fresh and it likewise contains elusive inside juices.


Make certain to maneuver carefully and consideration, cut the two closures of the thorny pear off and dispose of the finishes. Make one long vertical cut down the body of the thorny pear. Slip your finger into the cut and seize a the skin. Strip back the skin and when you finish dispose of the skin. The seeds are palatable and you can eat them on the off chance that you like. You can eat the organic product crude or you make juice or smoothies.

Nutritional Values

Calories per 100 g

41 kcal


0.5 g


9.6 g


3.6 g


0.7 g


6 % of the RDI


21 % of the RDI


4 % of the RDI

Vitamin C

23 % of the RDI

Vitamin B6

3 % of the RDI