per 100 grams
Carbohydrates 27.1 g
Proteins 1.5 g
Fats 5.3 g
Water 65 g
Fiber 3.8 grams
Trans Fats 0 ug
Ash 1.1 grams


147 Calories per 100g

The durian is a large, exotic and heavily spiked fruit that comes from southeast Asia. It is one of the most widely eaten and sought after fruits in the region, and has an intense flavor that some have described as “pungent and sweet.” The durian’s spiky exterior is usually accompanied by a strong odor that can be quite off-putting to some; however, it is loved by many. This fruit has become so popular that it has been cultivated in many parts of the world and is now consumed in many different countries.

The durian tree grows as high as 82 feet and usually bears fruit between 3-7 years after planting. The size, shape and taste of the fruit depends on the variety and growing conditions. Some variants can reach up to 12 inches across and weigh as much as 5-6 kilos! The durian is known for its rich, creamy and rich yellow flesh.

The most popular varieties of the durian include Musang King, D24, XO, Red Prawn and Monthong.

A durian can be eaten fresh or cooked. It is a popular ingredient in Malaysian, Indonesian and Southeast Asian cuisine. Durians can be eaten raw, cooked in sweet dishes (such as cakes and shakes), or used as a savory ingredient in soups, curries and other dishes.

When buying a durian make sure to choose one that is still slightly green so you know it is really fresh. If a durian has too many scratches, it is probably past its prime and may have a bitter taste. You should also smell the durian before buying it, as it can give you an indication about the taste and flavor. The smell of durian can vary from sweet and musky to pungent, depending on the variety and how ripe it is.

When eating a durian, its flesh can be consumed straight from the fruit or blended with ice cream or other ingredients to create a delicious dessert or snack. The flesh may also be boiled, fried or steamed and served with other food.

Though durian has a bit of a reputation in some places, it is actually a nutritional powerhouse. The fruit is high in potassium, phosphorus, calcium and magnesium. It is also loaded with vitamins including B2, B6, C and E, as well as proteins and dietary fiber.

The downside to a durian’s strong smell is that it is banned from many public places in some countries, such as hotels and public transport systems. This aversion likely comes from the durian’s smell, which some have found to be inappropriate. In order to protect innocent bystanders from the unpleasant odor, enforcing a ban on its consumption in certain public spaces has become a pretty standard practice.

So, if you’re brave enough to try it, it may be worth taking the plunge and having a taste of this unique fruit! Durian can offer a unique and exotic experience to anyone willing to take a chance on the pungent and sweet flavor.