Wood Apple (कवठ)
Known as Velakkaya in Andhra & Telangana, Kavath in Maharashtra and Kaith in North India, Wood Apple has an hard outer shell which when broken open reveals a brown pulp with seeds of a lighter colour. It has quite an astringent taste and a pungent aroma. Available from late to October to early March, this fruit is very nutritious being high on calcium, fibre, and protein. In addition, it is very low on carbohydrates, making it low calorie.