Cool Down with Top 10 Summer Fruits in India: A Delicious Journey

Hello friends. how are you? As an agriculture student, I learned a lot about fruits and vegetables during my college days. I got an opportunity to study some important topics like Summer fruits in India, their uses, their health benefits, the cultivation process, climatic requirements, and many more. Let me tell you that summer fruits have great importance, especially for us Indians and they also make an incredible impact on our diet. And I can proudly say that we are very fortunate that we have an abundance of delicious and nutritious options available in India itself.

A brief introduction to the topic

You know how our society has become unhealthy. The food items that we are consuming today only give us taste, we do not get any health benefits from them. But as we grow up, we slowly realize the importance of good food.

And if you are one of those people who is always on the lookout for ways to improve your health and wellness, then you know the importance of including nutritious foods in your diet. And that’s where seasonal fruits come in handy! These powerhouses of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients are essential for keeping your body in tip-top shape.

These nutrition-rich fruits also match the taste needs of foods that is, the food should be tasty. And all these things make them a perfect addition to any meal or snack. Whether you are in the mood for juicy mangoes in summer or crisp apples in winter, these seasonal fruits will suit your taste and mood.

By including summer fruits in your diet, you will keep your body safe from various health problems by supplying it with the nutrients it needs to function properly.

So what is the delay, let’s know which are summer fruits in India. Summer fruits actually come under seasonal fruits. S before let’s know what are seasonal fruits.

And then we will move to the list of all summer fruits in India, what benefits will they give you, what the major summer fruits producing states are, and what food items or dishes can be prepared using these fruits.

What are seasonal fruits?

In simple words, Seasonal fruits are those fruits that are grown and harvested during specific times of the year when they are at their best quality. Seasonal fruits also depend on the climate and geographical conditions of the region.

Seasonal fruits are grown and harvested during their natural growing season and that’s why you’ll find them fresher, tastier, and more affordable all at the same time.

For example, mangoes are a seasonal fruit that is most popular in India and it is only available during the summer months. On the other hand, you will find oranges are easily available in the winter months. This is because as I already said before, different fruits have different growing conditions, and they thrive best in specific weather patterns.

Seasonal fruits are very tasty to eat. I say this because let us imagine munching on a juicy mango on a hot summer day or savoring a crisp apple on a cold winter evening. Mouth-watering isn’t it? So these fruits are available only for a few months in a year, and people wait throughout the year to enjoy their favorite fruits.

Now, what are summer fruits in India?

So summer fruits are those which are mostly available in the summer season like mango. The demand for fruits like mango, watermelon, papaya, and jackfruit increases considerably in the summer season.

Okay now let’s jump to the main topic and which is

List of all Summer Fruits in India (in season wise manner)

1. Mangoes

Mangoes Summer Season Fruits in India

Mangoes are the king of summer fruits in India. The taste of Mango is so phenomenal and we eat mangoes as an additional item for both lunch and dinner.

They are sweet, juicy, and packed with antioxidants, vitamins (like Vitamin A, C, Vitamin K), and minerals (like Potassium, Magnesium, etc). All these nutrients help your body in one or many ways like it boosts immunity, improving your eye health, Promoting healthy skin, and also lowers the risk of cancer and other heart diseases.

There are wide varieties of mangoes and they are known by different names in different regions of India. Some of the popular varieties of mangoes are Alphonso, Kesar, Chaunsa, and Dussehra.

You can enjoy them on your own, or use them to make mango lassi, mango ice cream, or mango salsa.

Few common food items that can be prepared using Mango:

  1. Mango Lassi: You can prepare this by processing mangoes, yogurt, and sugar in a food processor. It’s a refreshing drink to beat the scorching heat during the summer months.
  2. Mango Ice Cream: How can we forget about ice cream, especially during summer? You can make Mango Ice Cream with fresh mangoes, cream, and sugar. It is a great option for dessert after lunch or dinner.
  3. Mango Salsa: It is a type of salad where there is a sweet and spicy mix of diced mangoes, onions, tomatoes, and chili peppers. You can use it as a great option to eat with grilled meats and fish.
  4. Mango Chutney: It is a tangy condiment made from mangoes, sugar, and other spices. It’s a staple accompaniment to Indian meals and snacks.
  5. Mango Pudding: A sweet and creamy dessert made from mango puree, milk, sugar, and gelatine. It is also a popular after-dinner food in many Indian households.
  6. Mango Kulfi: There are hardly some Indians who have never tasted kulfi ever. It is a popular street food in India during the summer. And yes you can make mango kulfi by using mango puree, milk, and sugar.
  7. Mango Pickle: Pickle is a must-have item in south Indian states. You can make a tangy and spicy pickle using mangoes, spices, and vinegar.
  8. Mangoe Toffes: Yes in India, there are many mango chocolate brands like Mango bite, kaccha mango bite, etc.

2. Litchi

Litchi Summer Fruits in India

Litchis are also one of the summer fruits in India that have good water content, delicious. Many people have not listened to or seen this fruit. If you don’t know what is Litchi and how it looks, then let me describe you. Litchi fruits are small, round fruits with a red, slightly bumpy exterior. Inside the fruit, you will see the flesh of litchi which is white or pale pink in color. The pulp is juicy and sweet. This flesh surrounds a small black seed and you cannot eat this seed.

These small-looking juicy fruits are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C, and Carbohydrates. When you eat 100gm of litchi, you will get 71.5 milligrams of Vit-C. Moreover, it is also recommended for daily intake of 75-90 milligrams of Vitamin C. This fruit has potential anti-cancer properties.

Some popular varieties of Litchi are Shahi, Swarna Roopa, China, Elachi, Purbi, Bombai, Calcutta, etc.

You can enjoy the fresh litchis raw, or can also eat it by making dishes and drinks.

Here are some popular uses for litchis: to prepare food items

  1. Litchi Juice: You can prepare a refreshing and sweet drink by blending litchi flesh with water and sugar.
  2. Litchi Smoothie: Smoothie can be made using any fruit. Litchi can also be used to prepare creamy and delicious smoothies by blending litchis, yogurt, banana, milk, honey, orange juice, and sugar.
  3. Litchi Jam: Litchi jam is like any normal jam but prepared using a sweet spread made from litchis, sugar, and pectin. It is the best add-on for toast and sandwiches.
  4. Litchi Sorbet: It is a refreshing frozen dessert. You can make Litchi jam by boiling litchis, sugar, and water, then blending the mixture with lime juice and freezing it for some time or overnight.
  5. Litchi Cocktails: Litchis can also be used in cocktails to add a unique fruity flavor. Cocktails are mixed with other elements like rum, vodka, or tequila that give a tempting look to it

3. Papaya

Papaya Summer Fruits name

Papaya is one of the popular seasonal fruits in India. In appearance, it is a large, oblong-shaped fruit with yellow-orange flesh. When you eat fully ripe papaya, it tastes sweet and juicy. The best way to know when to consume papaya is to check whether it is ripe or not, you can press the skin of the fruit gently and if it gives a little but doesn’t feel too soft, then it is ripe. Another way is to look at the color of the skin, it should turn from green to yellow once ripened.

It is a good source of Vitamin C, Vit-A, Vit-B, Vit-E, and Vitamin K. By consuming 100 grams of ripe papaya you can get 32 calories, 7.2g of carbs, 2.6g of fiber, 0.6g of protein, and 0.1g of fat.

In India, Papayas are widely grown in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Andhra Pradesh.

Papaya improves your health in many ways it reduces the risk of heart disease due to its high antioxidant content, aiding digestion with its protein-digesting enzymes papain and chymopapain. It also boosts the immune system with Vitamin C and A. Some studies suggest that consuming lycopene with green tea can also reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

You will find many different variety names of papaya popular in different regions and states. Some popular variety names include Coorg honeydew, Honeydew, Pusa Delicious, Pusa Nanha Honey Dew, Washington, Coorg Green, and Ranchi Selection each with its own unique taste and texture.

Popular dishes and food items of Papaya:

  • Papaya smoothie or shake: Blend ripe papaya with milk and a sweetener of your choice to enjoy a refreshing summer drink.
  • Papaya salad: A salad prepared by mixing diced papaya with other summer fruits, like watermelon or pineapple, mangoes, etc. Chili flakes can also be added to give the taste a perfect kick
  • Papaya chutney: Chutney is very popular in south India. We Indians can make chutney of anything. The same is the case of Papaya where you need to grind ripe papaya with ginger, garlic, and spices to create a tangy add-on to your meals.
  • Papaya salsa: Mix of diced papaya with red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, and lime juice.
  • Papaya pickle: A spicy and sour pickle made with green papaya which can be a greater alternative to mango pickle
  • Papaya Kofta – It is a Bengali Dish that is made by using unripened green papaya, spices, and flour, deep fried, and served with a rich tomato-based sauce.
  • Papaya Halwa – A sweet dessert made with ripe papaya, ghee, sugar, and Kazu(cashew nut).

4. Watermelons

What summer fruit is almost 92 water?- Watermelons

Do you know what summer fruit is almost 92 water? Well, you guessed it right, it is Watermelon The sweet and juicy flesh of watermelons makes them a favorite fruit in India. Many families rely on them every summer to keep cool when temperatures skyrocket.

The red flesh of a watermelon is a deadly giveaway that has an unparalleled sweetness. Watermelons are huge, spherical, or oval-shaped fruits with a green exterior and vivid red flesh. Juicy and sugary white flesh surrounds the outer layer. More intensely crimson flesh indicates a tastier watermelon.

Watermelon contacts Vitamin C, Vitamin A, carbohydrates, and minerals like Potassium, magnesium, and sodium. By consuming 100g of carbohydrates you will get 30 calories. Watermelon also has several health benefits like it Lower Blood Pressure, Reduce Insulin Resistance and Reduced helps in Muscle Soreness After Exercise.

Although this type of watermelon is grown in many parts of India, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Odisha are among the top watermelon-producing states in the total production of the country.

Watermelons are also of many types such as seedless melons, golden melons, and sugar baby melons. In India, there are many varieties and unique names like Arka Shyama, Arka Muthu, Arka Aishwarya, Arka Akaas, Arka Manik, Madhuri 64, etc.

Watermelons dishes and food items:

  1. Watermelon juice – A refreshing drink, perfect for the hot summer days.
  2. Watermelon salad – A healthy mix of chopped watermelon, cucumber, feta cheese, mint leaves, etc
  3. Watermelon slush – A summer drink made with blended watermelon, sugar, and lemon juice.
  4. Watermelon sorbet – A sweet, frozen dessert made with watermelon puree, sugar, and lemon juice.
  5. Watermelon Panna – A traditional Indian drink prepared with watermelon, spices, and sweeteners.
  6. Watermelon kabobs – A fun and easy summer snack, watermelon is spiked (using a thin stick that looks similar to a chicken kabab) with other fruits like mango, pineapple, and berries.
  7. Watermelon gazpacho – A chilled soup made with watermelon, tomato, cucumber, and spices.
  8. Grilled Watermelon – A different way to eat watermelon, where slices of the fruit are cooked on a grill until they become caramelized and have a smoky taste.

5. Guava

Guava Summer Season Fruit in India

Guava is one of the most delicious and liked fruits of summer for every Indian. Its juicy flesh and unique taste set it apart from all other fruits. This bright green or yellow skin fruit with gritty texture pulp is not only a feast for the eyes but also for our taste buds.

Guava fruit is packed with many essential vitamins ( Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9, ), Minerals (Potassium, Sodium), carbohydrates, proteins, and antioxidants(carotene, lycopene, ). By consuming 100g of guava you will get 37 calories. And all of these offer a host of many health benefits.

Guava is commonly found all over India, but major guava-producing states are in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh.

Guava has got many varieties and they are given names based on many specifications like taste, size, color, etc. Some popular varieties are Allahabad Safeda, Banarasi, Chittidar, Harijha, Red Fleshed, Arka Mridula, etc

This versatile fruit is used in many dishes, from sweet to the savory dish.

  • Guava Chutney: Whenever I heard the word Chutney, water comes into my mouth. What about you? Yes, you can also make guava chutney which can be a great condiment that goes great with samosas and other fried snacks.
  • Guava Kebabs: You can make grilled or fried kebabs by using mashed guava, spices, and other ingredients like cottage cheese or potatoes.
  • Guava Jam: Like all other flavors of fruits, you can also find Jam of guava flavors in the market. You can enjoy the delicious guava jam on toast, or crackers, or even can be used as a topping for ice cream!
  • Guava Sorbet: A refreshing dessert of fresh guava, sugar, and lemon juice makes a perfect combination for a hot summer

6. Jackfruit

Jackfruit - Fruits of Summer in India

Jackfruit is another summer fruits name that is very popular in India. It is the largest fruit with a unique pointed exterior and distinctive flavor. It is a great summer treat for all fruit lovers. Although it takes time to cut the fruit properly and extract pieces from the sticky pulp of jackfruit, the taste you get after the hard work makes this fruit a great option. When you bite into a jackfruit, you will be tempted by its juicy, sweet, and juicy pulp. Jackfruit is used both as a fruit and a vegetable. In India, raw jackfruit is used to make curry which is served with rice and dal.

Jackfruit has many nutritional benefits as it contains good Calories, Carbs, and fiber. This fruit is also very rich in Vitam C and Vitamin B. The yellow color pigment of Jackfruit is due to a pigment called Carotenoids is rich in vitamin A. This helps to prevent many diseases like cancer and heart disease, and other eye-related problems. The antioxidants also keep your skin healthy by preventing damage to cell damage.

Some major producing states are Jackfruits are Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Bihar. Actually, Jackfruit is the state fruit of Kerala.

In India, there are two major varieties of Jackfruit that are Muttomvarikka and Sindoor. Other varieties include Honey Gold, Cheena, Golden Nugget, Black Gold, etc. Chirappuram Cluster Jack is said to be the sweetest variety of Jackfruit.

Dishes and food items that are prepared using Jackfruits:

  1. Jackfruit Curry – As I said before, you can make a delicious curry where unripe green jackfruit and spices are boiled and cooked to create a savory, hearty meal.
  2. Raw ripened jackfruit: You can enjoy the tasty yellowish jackfruit during the scratchy hot summer.
  3. Jackfruit Biryani – Jackfruit is properly cooked and can taste somewhat like meat. So you can make veg biryani using basmati rice, jackfruit pieces, and other essential spices.
  4. Jackfruit Tacos – A vegetarian alternative to traditional tacos, made with jackfruit seasoned with spices and served in soft taco shells.
  5. Jackfruit Samosas – You will find jackfruit samosa at many places on Indian streets. Samosas are stuffed with instant spicy jackfruit of boiled potatoes.

7. Kiwi

Kiwi - summer fruits in india

I think Kiwi fruit is not tasted by most of you. It’s a quirky little juicy, sweet, and tangy fruit that is packed with a unique flavor. This oval-shaped fruit not only adds flavor to your mouth but also impresses our eyes with its vibrant green flesh and speckled black seeds.

Now coming to the nutritional value it is rich in Vitamins like Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3 and minerals Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Sodium. It has also 14gms of Carbohydrates. Your body will get 64 grams of calories on intaking 100gm of kiwi fruits.

They are rich in vitamin C and vitamin E, two powerful antioxidants. Kiwi fruit is a powerhouse of nutrients and is also a good source of plant compounds that have been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects on the body. All the compounds help in promoting a healthy heart, improving our digestive health, boosting immunity, keeping our digestive system functioning properly, and also maintaining healthy skin.

They are grown in north and north-eastern states like Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, J & K, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, and Kerala.

Important kiwi varieties cultivated in India are Abbott, Allison, Bruno, Hayward, Monty, and Tomuri.

Some Kiwi dishes and food items prepared during summers:

  1. Kiwi smoothie – A smoothie prepared by using Kiwi fruit.
  2. Kiwi sorbet – Blend together frozen kiwis, sugar, lemon juice, and water to make a sweet and creamy sorbet.
  3. Kiwi fruit salad – Cut kiwis into small pieces and mix them with other fruits like strawberries, melon, or mango to create a colorful and healthy fruit salad.
  4. Kiwi ice cream – There are some brands that sell kiwi flavor ice creams. you can make ice cream too at your home.

8. Plums

Plums Summer Fruits in India

These are the round, succulent fruits that come in various shades of red, blue, and yellow. They are widely grown in states in India. Plums have got a sweet and tangy flavor with a juicy texture. The tastes can range from tart to very sweet, and it all depends on the variety of the fruit. The flesh of the fruit is firm initially but softens as the fruit ripens. Overall it is a good choice for eating fresh, in jams or baked in desserts.

Plums contain many important nutritional elements like Carbs, Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, etc. Plums are also rich in antioxidants which help to protect your skin from damage and radicals.

Talking about some plum producing states, are Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Punjab. President Plum, Satluj Purple, Kala Amritsari, Kataru Chak, Titron, etc.

Some Plum dishes and food items:

  1. Plum Tart – The juicy plum filling is baked in a flaky crust and topped with a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
  2. Grilled Plums – Sliced plums are grilled until slightly burned and this, in the end, gives a sweet and smoky flavor.
  3. Plum Sorbet
  4. Plum Sauce
  5. Dried Plums – Plums are dried to create chewy and sweet treats. It is perfect to consume as a snack.

9. Muskmelon

Muskmelon Summer Season Fruits in India

Muskmelon, also known as cantaloupe. In India, they are called Kharbooza. These fruits is a juicy, fleshy, and sweet in taste. They are perfect for making juices in hot summers and can serve guests and that is why it in the top summer fruit list. This fruit has got pleasing and tasty aroma.

I can say the creamy and smooth flesh of muskmelon is perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings. The surface is quite rough to touch but as I said it has a distinctly sweet aroma. The color of the flesh may be bright orange or yellow flesh depending upon the variety.

Muskmelon is low in calories but high in vitamins and minerals. It contains 25% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C and a good amount of vitamin A. It also provides antioxidants, fiber, potassium, carbohydrates, protein, and fat. 100 grams of muskmelon contains 8.6 grams of carbohydrates, 0.84 grams of protein, and 0.19 grams of fat. It is also a good source of vitamins A and C.

Some of the major producing states in India are Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh.

These are some of the Indian varieties of Muskmelon: Hara Madhu, Punjab Sunehri, Punjab Hybrid, Arka Jeet, Pusa Rasraj, and Pusa Sharbati.

Muskmelon is used in many ways and many food items can be prepared using this

  • Muskmelon smoothies or juices
  • Sorbets or ice creams
  • Fruit salads
  • Chilled muskmelon soup
  • Muskmelon and prosciutto appetizers
  • Grilled muskmelon skewers with mint and feta
  • Watermelon and muskmelon gazpacho
  • Pickled muskmelon rinds
  • Muskmelon salsa for tacos or grilled meats
  • Muskmelon balls as a sweet and refreshing snack.

10. Pineapple

Pineapple - fruits in summer season

Pineapple is another sweet, and delicious summer fruit in India that gains more attraction to fruit lovers during the summer months in India. This summer season fruit is not only known for its unique tangy flavor and texture, but also for its numerous health benefits.

Pineapples are a great source of hydration and give back the energy that you lost due to high temperatures in the summer seasons. As the temperatures rise, it is essential to stay hydrated, and pineapple provides the perfect mix of sweetness and hydration.

In addition to its hydration benefits, pineapple is also a rich source of vitamins(vitamins C and B6) and minerals like potassium and magnesium. These nutrients help our body to strengthen our immune system, keep healthy skin and eyesight, and help in proper digestion.

In India, these are some of the primary pineapple-growing states are Meghalaya, Karnataka, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Kerala, and West Bengal.

In India, some of the most commonly grown varieties of crops include Kew, Giant Kew, Queen, Mauritius, Jaldhup, and Lakhat.

Food items and dishes prepared using Pineapple:

  1. Pineapple juice or smoothie
  2. Pineapple salsa – A condiment prepared with chopped pineapple, chili, cilantro, and lime juice
  3. Pineapple fried rice – A popular dish made with cooked rice, pineapple chunks, veggies, and seasonings.
  4. Pineapple upside-down cake – A classic dessert that features a caramelized pineapple ring and cake batter.
  5. Pineapple chutney
  6. Pineapple salad – Salad is prepared by mixing chopped pineapple with other ingredients like lettuce, carrots, bell peppers, and sometimes, nuts and cheese

11. Grapes and Berries (Like Blackberries, blueberries, etc)

Grapes and Berries - Summer Fruits in India

Grapes and Berries are all available throughout the year but they are also seasonal fruits. These fruits are mostly consumed in summer as juices and other eatables like custards and ice cream. I personally like seedless grapes because I love grape juice. And to make grape juice we don’t need to worry about the removal of seeds from the grapes.

Both grapes and blueberries contain Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B, and other minerals like iron, magnesium, and, potassium. By consuming them it helps us to prevent many heart problems, and reduce cholesterol, and rich in many other health benefits

Major grape-growing states are Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Mizoram, Tamil Nadu.

Blueberries and Blackberries are found in the northeastern western Himalayan states of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh.

  • Some known and popular Varieties of Grapes are Bangalore Blue, Gulabi, Dilkhush, Beauty Seedless, and Sharad Seedless.
  • Some known and popular Varieties of Beries are:
    • Blueberries- Blueray, Bluecrop, Jersey, Herbert, Meader
    • Indian Blackberries(Jamun) – Rajamun, CISH J-37, Jamun GJ-2, Konakan Bahadoli

Food items prepared using Grapes and Berries:

Grapes can be used in a variety of dishes and food items:

  1. Fresh Eating: You can eat fresh grapes as a snack or as a part of a fruit platter. You can take grapes paired with other fruits, nuts, or cheeses.
  2. Juice: Grapes as summer fruits in India are more used as juice in Juice centers and served to the customers in summer.
  3. Wine: Grapes are the main ingredient in the production of wine. Different varieties of grapes are used to make different types of wine, such as red wine, white wine, and rosé wine.
  4. Desserts: Grapes are used in preparing a variety of sweet treats like grape pies, tarts, and cakes.
  5. Jams and Jellies: They can also be used to make jams and jellies.
  6. Salads: Grapes are used in salads as toppings for added sweetness and crunch.

Similarly, berries like blueberries and blackberries can also be used in many food items and dishes:

  1. Fresh Eating
  2. Smoothies
  3. Baked Goods: Berries are used to make many baked goods, like muffins, scones, and pies.
  4. Desserts: Desserts like fruit crumbles, cobblers, and sorbets can be prepared using berries

Note: We have verified the details from the official sites of horticulture sites of the Indian government:

Some Noteworthy Points:

Banana, Citrus, and pomegranate as summer season fruits

Fruits like bananas, Citrus(Lemon, sweet orange, Mandarin orange), Pomegranate, etc are also used in the summer season to make all types of juices, desserts, ice creams, and custards. So we can say they are the fruits that are used extensively during summer as the demand for the fruits of summer increases rapidly.

  • Banana is an all-season fruit – They can be used to make banana shakes and other drinkable items in summer
  • Citrus are winter-season fruits – Lemon is the most commonly used fruit during summer. We Indians welcome our guests by offering them a glass of lemon juice.
  • Pomegranates are monsoon fruits – Pomegranates are used to make juice and drinks and are one of the most liked juices in the summer seasons. It is preferred in summer because of its high water content and sweet taste.

What are the benefits of summer season fruits?

The fruits of the summer season have many benefits. I will mention a few of them that I personally noted in my notes during my Undergraduate Horticulture class

  1. Hydration: Summer season fruits like watermelon, muskmelon, and cantaloupe contains a good amount of water content and thus help to hydrate our body during hot weather. We can make varieties of summer food items using these summer fruits in India that provide both energy, water, and taste to our body
  2. Vitamin C: Many summer fruits are high in vitamin C, like strawberries, blackberries, and pineapples, which help to boost our immune system.
  3. Antioxidants: Fruits like Jackfruit, Guava, and Litchi are high in antioxidants, which help protect our body from oxidative stress and chronic diseases.
  4. Fiber: Many fruits like Plums, Jackfruit, and Papaya are good in fiber contents, which supports our digestive health and regulates bowel movements.
  5. Low in calories: Summer fruits like berries and watermelons are low in calories. So these fruits are a good option for those who are working on their weight.
  6. Electrolytes: Fruits like watermelon, muskmelon, and cantaloupe also contains electrolytes, which are important for maintaining fluid balance in our body.
  7. Skin health: Some summer fruits like Mango, Papaya, and Watermelon contain vitamins A and C, which are vital for providing healthy skin to our body.
  8. Heart health: Many summer fruits including Papaya, Jackfruit, etc help in improved heart health and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  9. Eye health: Summer fruits generally contain vitamins A and C, which help to protect our eyes from damage and support healthy vision.
  10. Energy: All summer fruits like bananas, mangoes, and pineapples are high in natural sugars. And when we intake them in the form of liquid or juice, they provide a quick burst of energy during hot weather.


Now the time has come to end the post about the best fruits of the summer season in India. We are fortunate to be Indians as India is blessed with a wide variety of climates and this makes it possible to grow a wide variety of fruits. It also includes some of the best summer fruits in the world. From juicy mango to sweet litchi and nutritious papaya to superfood guava, every fruit in the market has its own importance during summer.

These fruits are not only delicious but also provide all the essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants required for overall health. Whether you use these fruits in your snacks or add them to your favorite dishes, these summer fruit names are the perfect way to keep your body cool, refreshed, and nourished during the hot months.

So make sure to take advantage of the number of summer fruits available in India, and enjoy the best of what nature has to offer, instead of spending money on food items like pizza and burgers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which summer season fruits are good in India?

Mango (King of Fruits in India), Litchi, Papaya, Guava, Watermelon, Melons, Pineapple, Kiwi, Grapes, and Lemons are some of the fruits that are good in summer

Which fruits are available in the summer season?

Mango, Litchi, Papaya, Guava, Watermelon, Muskmelon, Jackfruit, Pineapple, Kiwi, Grapes, Lemons, and Berries are the most demanding fruits in the summer season

Which fruit is the king of summer?

Mango is the king fruit and most seek fruit in summer

What is the healthiest summer fruit?

All the summer fruits that we have mentioned above in our list of the best summer fruits in India are healthy. Mangoes, Watermelons, Papaya, all are healthiest and tastiest in nature

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