Short Description:- The name "durian" is derived from the Malay languages word for duri or "spike", a reference to the numerous spike protuberances of the fruit .
The fruit can grow as large as 30 centimetres (12 in) long and 15 centimetres (6 in) in diameter, and it typically weighs one to three kilograms (2 to 7 lb). Its shape ranges from oblong to round, the colour of its husk green to brown, and its flesh pale yellow to red, depending on the species.
Uses:- Durian is often eaten fresh with sweet sticky rice, and blocks of durian paste are sold in the markets, though much of the paste is adulterated with pumpkin.
1)It contains vitamin C, folic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6 and vitamin A
2)Important minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, phosphorus are found in durian
3)It also contains nutrients such as phytonutrients, water, protein and beneficial dietary fats.