How To Store Cut Avocado Without Turning It Brown?
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Do you know why avocados are gaining popularity these days? The goodness and taste of this rich fruit have made it everyone’s favourite. Avocado comprises vitamins, fibres, antioxidants and minerals, making it a wholesome fruit. Do you know that eating avocado daily is beneficial for your health? From boosting heart health to weight management and improving digestion, it has several benefits. But before that, here is what you need to do. First, you need to choose the best avocados, then chop and stock them. Here's an easy guide that has everything you need to know about avocados. Read to learn more. 

How To Buy An Avocado?

  • Little squeezy: With light pressure, check whether the fruit is softened; by pressing the avocado with your finger. The avocado is ripe if the mark is indented. On the other hand, avocado may grow overripe if it's too soft. 
  • Colour: The key is colour and planning. Are you planning to consume it the same day? If not, then don’t purchase a ripened avocado. A raw avocado will be light green, and if you want a ripened one, it will be dark purple or green. 

Ripening Process Of Avocado

  • Please leave it to ripen: It is best to store the fruit at room temperature and leave it for a while. Please do not place it in the refrigerator, as it will slow down the ripening process.
  • Cover them: Place them in a paper bag or newspaper while accompanying them with ethylene gas fruits such as apples, pears and bananas. Now place it in your kitchen cabinet; to help them ripe. 

How To Cut Avocado?

  • Cutting: When are you planning to have this creamy, yummy flesh? Slice it alongside until you hit the hole. After cutting around, rotate the avocado halves apart while holding it in one palm and using the other to twist. 
  • Take The Pit Out: Now comes the tricky part. First, you need to hold the avocado until it gets stuck in the hole, till then tap the pit with the knife. Now rotate the blade slowly, and it will quickly come out.
  • Slicing: Now, you can slice it finally. Either you can mash it or cut it into cubes. Be gentle while slicing. In your palm, hold the half-cut avocado, and until it touches the base's skin, keep scoring the knife. 
  • Storing: Now, if you want to have the half avocado later, you need to store it. To avoid oxidation (turn brown), you must sprinkle some lemon juice and wrap it tightly. Then, place it squarely on the flesh and cover it until the skin, which will help in 1 or 2 days of storage.