MON THONG durian are large fruits, averaging 3 to 5 kilograms, and generally have an oval to cylindrical, tapered shape, sometimes found with irregular bumps, creating a heart-like appearance.
Monthong durian is covered in pointed, densely packed triangular spikes and ranges in color from pale green, light brown, to golden-brown. Underneath the spiny surface, there is a white, spongy interior with multiple chambers encasing lobes of flesh. Each flesh lobe has a semi-firm surface, revealing a thick, creamy, and buttery-soft interior with small, hard seeds.
Monthong durians have a mild aroma compared to other durian varieties and a rich, sweet, warm, and complex flavoring described as a blend of vanilla, caramel, pepper, and sulfur notes.
DURIAN NUTRITION is very high in nutrients compared to most other fruits.
One cup (243 grams) of pulp provides :
- Calories: 357
- Fat: 13 grams
- Carbs: 66 grams
- Fiber: 9 grams
- Protein: 4 grams
- Vitamin C: 80% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Thiamine: 61% of the DV
- Manganese: 39% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 38% of the DV
- Potassium: 30% of the DV
- Riboflavin: 29% of the DV
- Copper: 25% of the DV
- Folate: 22% of the DV
- Magnesium: 18% of the DV
- Niacin: 13% of the DV
This nutrient profile makes durian one of the most nutritious fruits worldwide.