When I think of K fruits names, I only think of kiwi fruits, but cheers for my research; I discovered 28 fruits names that start with K.
Continue reading to learn more about K fruits such as Kesar mangoes, karonda, and kanzi apple.
I will give you an easy-to-remember table that helps you to win any letter game.
However, I have already finished the list of J fruits; if you want to learn about all fruits, please follow our series and bookmark this page.
See At A Glance
Table of unique fruits name that starts with the letter K
The list contains only 11 fruits for more information, read the entire article.
|Kahikatea Fruit||Sweet||New Zealand|
|Korsbar Fruit||Sweet & Sour||The Northern Hemisphere|
|Kundang Fruit||Sweet and acidic||Malaysia|
|Kanzi apple||Sweet and sour||Belgium|
|Kwai Muk||Acidic flavor||China|
|Kokum Fruit||Sweet & Sour||South India|
|Korlan Fruit||Sweet Sour||Thailand, Malaysia|
|Kutjera Fruit||Mixed of sweet and tangy||Australia|
If you’re curious about other K letter names, don’t forget to look into foods that begin with K.
Let’s jump into our detailed part that helps you know all about the fruits and their benefits.
28 fruits that start with K
I also included some of my all-time favorite fruits in this list, but keep in mind that not all fruits are available in the United States.
You have to visit other countries to explore them.
1. Kesar Mangoes
Kesar mangoes are widely popular in Asia, and this is my all-time favorite fruit that starts with K.
Famous In: India
Common Name: Gir Kesar’ mango
Color: Bright orange
Nutrients: Protein, fiber, vitamin A, C, potassium, etc.
Health Benefits: Helps to lose weight, fight against cancer, improve eye health, and many more.
How to Eat: Kesar mangoes are famous because of their versatile nature. You can eat it raw, and it also goes with any other fruit combination. Some people preferred it as a dessert after lunch.
2. Kastanj Fruit
Famous In: Italy
Common Name: Chestnuts
Color: Reddish to brown
Taste: Savory & sweet
Nutrients: Fiber, carbohydrate, fat, protein, etc.
Health Benefits: Minimize the risk of cardiovascular disease.
How to Eat: Chestnuts are never eaten raw; you have to cook or boiled before taking them.
3. Kaffir lime Fruit
Famous In: Southeast Asia, China
Common Name: Makrut lime, Thai lime,
Color: Dark green
Nutrients: Kaffir lime is high in fat, carbohydrate, protein, sodium, etc.
Health Benefits: Good for oral health, detoxify our blood and also boost digestion.
How to Eat: You can take the juice in drinks like tonic and gin.
4. Karonda fruit
Karonda is one of the unique fruit that starting with K because each fruit has a different taste though it depends on climate.
Famous In: India & Nepal
Common Name: Black Currant or Christ’s thorn
Color: Green to white when young, then red, pink & purple
Taste: Sweet, sour, bitter, tart, acidic
Nutrients: Vitamin A, C, Calcium, iron
Health Benefits: The fruits maximize the transport of oxygen in our bodies. It is also used in indigestion, cold and flu, and many more.
How to Eat: You can eat the fruit raw with salt and chili powder. The cooked version of the fruit is also delicious. The juice of the fruit is also used in cocktails and smoothies.
5. Kiwi Fruit
Famous In: Italy, China, New Zealand, Chile, India, Japan
Common Name: Chinese gooseberry
Color: Fuzzy brown and golden brown
Taste: Delightly sweet and petite tart
Nutrients: Kiwi fruit is high in potassium, Vitamin C, E, K & folate
Health Benefits: Kiwi fruit boosts your immune system, protects your heart, and improves digestion.
How to Eat: You can eat kiwi fruit raw, just like an apple, if the skin is removed. In the cooked version, the fruit is also preferred.
6. Keule Fruit
Famous In: Chile
Common Name: Gomortega keule, Queuli
Color: Greenish to bright yellow
Taste: Sweet & pleasant
How to Eat: The fruit is mainly used in jam and desserts.
This fruit does not have many well-known health benefits.
7. Key Lime Fruit
Famous In: Southeast Asia
Common Name: Mexican Lime, Omani lime
Color: Green to yellow
Nutrients: Carbs, protein, calcium, iron, fiber, Vitamin C, etc.
Health Benefits: Key lime fruit improves your digestive health, promotes healthy skin, and protects your heart from various diseases.
How to Eat: The fruit is mainly used in tart ad sweet desserts. You can also add in your drinks.
8. Kahikatea Fruit
Famous In: New Zealand
Common Name: Katea, Koaka, Koroi
Color: Green, purple, orange
Nutrients: Vitamin, C, A, E, B6, folate, thiamine, etc.
Health Benefits: Reduce digestive problems and improve digestion, protect you from cancer, germs, and many more.
How to Eat: You can eat it raw but just threw the seeds after eating flesh.
9. Kepel Fruit
Famous In: Central Java, Indonesia
Common Name: Burahol, Kepel apple
Color: Green to yellow
Taste: Bitter or sour, sweet
Nutrients: Vitamin A, C
Health Benefits: The fruit is mainly used to treat gout and also purified blood.
How to Eat: You must eat Kepel fruit fresh when riped.
10. Kumquat Fruit
Famous In: Eastern Asia
Common Name: Cumquats, Golden orange
Taste: Sweet, sour, and tangy
Nutrients: Carbs, protein, fiber, vitamin A, C
Health Benefits: The fruits help your body to fight against obesity, type 2 diabetes and increase immunity.
How to Eat: You can eat kumquat fruit, just roll the fruits with your finger and eat it.
11. Korsbar Fruit
Korsbar is a Swedish term that starts with the letter K. However in English; it’s called Cherry.
Famous In: The Northern Hemisphere, Asia, Europe
Common Name: Cherries
Color: Deep red
Taste: Sweet & Sour
Nutrients: High in fiber, vitamin A, C, K
Health Benefits: the fruit protect your heart and is also beneficial for those who are suffering from gout and arthritis
How to Eat: You can enjoy fresh cherries in your snacks, preferred in desserts like ice cream.
12. Kapok Fruit
Famous In: Mexico, Central America
Common Name: Java cotton, Java kapok
Color: Light brown
Nutrients: Protein, fiber, ash, vitamin A, C, E
Health Benefits: Beneficial for those who have asthma, also used to cure diarrhea, fever, and many more.
How to Eat: Kapok fruits are mainly used in salad.
13. Kabosu Fruit (Citrus fruit starting with K)
Famous In: Japan
Common Name: Citrus Sphaerocarpa
Color: Deep green
Nutrients: Vitamin A, protein, potassium, etc.
Health Benefits: The fruits help to maintain lower blood sugar and also reducing fatigue.
How to Eat: Kabosu is the substitute fruit for vinegar, used in grilled fish, sashimi, and many more dishes.
14. Kvede fruit
I guarantee you never hear that K fruit, Right?
However this the name came from the Norwegian language. The English name of Kvede is Quince.
Famous In: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
Common Name: Quince fruit, Sefarjal
Color: Light green
Taste: Sour & Astringent
Nutrients: Calcium, potassium, iron, copper, etc.
Health Benefits: The fruit helps you cure digestive problems and is beneficial in stomach ulcers and many more.
How to Eat: The fruit is eaten raw, but it’s rare. Most of the people preferred in cooked from like in oatmeal, yogurt, etc.
15. Kundang Fruit
Famous In: Malaysia
Common Name: Gandaria, plum mango
Color: Green, pale yellow
Taste: Sweet and acidic
Nutrients: High in fiber and vitamin C
Health Benefits: Helps to maintain proper function of the brain, beneficial in cancer and many more.
How to Eat: Kundan fruit can be eaten raw and used in dishes like pickle, sambal, etc.
16. Kakadu Plum Fruit
Famous In: Northern Australia, Queensland
Common Name: Bush plum, Kabiny, Murunga
Color: Plae green
Taste: More Sour, less Tart, sweet, and mixture of flavors.
Nutrients: Copper, dietary fiber, vitamin C, carbs, sodium, etc.
Health Benefits: Protect your skin from harmful damage and give you a natural glow.
How to Eat: Kakadu plums can be eaten fresh, but due to their sour taste, people prefer them in sauces, jams, and jellies.
17. Kwai Muk Fruit
Famous In: China
Common Name: Sweet Artocarpus
Taste: Acidic flavor
Nutrients: Energy, protein, sugar, carbohydrates.
Health Benefits: The Kwai Muk fruits help you maintain good cholesterol levels and protect your heart from various diseases.
How to Eat: Fully riped fruit can be eaten fresh.
18. Korean Pear Fruit
Famous In: East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, United States
Common Name: Sand pear, Korean pear, Chinese pear
Color: Brownish Yellow
Taste: Juicy Sweet
Nutrients: Protein, fiber, carbohydrate
Health Benefits: Regulate good cholesterol, protect your heart and improve your digestive system.
How to Eat: You can eat raw Korean pear, just sliced and take it like an apple.
19. Kanzi apple fruit
Famous In: Belgium
Common Name: Nicoter
Color: Mixture of red and yellow
Taste: Sweet and sour
Nutrients: High in calcium, sodium, iron
Health Benefits: The fruit helps in weight loss and also improves digestion.
How to Eat: You can eat kanzi apple raw in snacks or whenever you preferred.
20. Keitt Mango Fruit
Famous In: South Florida
Color: Pale to dark green
Taste: Sweet and tangy
Nutrients: Keitt mango contains Vitamin A, C, fiber, protein, potassium
Health Benefits: Keitt mango helps to maintain lower blood pressure and also boost your digestion power.
How to Eat: You can eat it raw. The mango is also used in desserts, jam, jellies, juice, etc.
21. Kokoneos Fruit
Kokoneos is a Korean word that means coconut. The fruit is very famous worldwide, and we added this to our C fruit list.
22. Kokum Fruit
Famous In: South India
Common Name: Bhirnda
Color: Deep brown
Taste: Sweet & Sour
Nutrients: Calcium, Zinc, vitamin A, C, and many more.
Health Benefits: The kokum fruits help cure crack heals, boost your immunity power, and many more.
How to Eat: This is one of the best natural drinks; take it as a sherbet.
23. Kaki Persimmon Fruit
Famous In: China, Japan
Common Name: Chinese persimmon, Japanese persimmon
Color: Dark red peel and yellow to orange
Nutrients: Kaki Persimmon is high in carbs, protein, Vitamin A, C, E, etc.
Health Benefits: The fruit helps to clot the blood and also minimizes the risk of stroke.
How to Eat: You can taste the ripe fruit as a just fresh scoop out the flesh and enjoy it.
24. Korlan Fruit
Famous In: South East Asia, Thailand, Malaysia
Common Name: Wild lychee
Color: Strawberry pink
Taste: Sweet Sour
Nutrients: Potassium, phosphorous, Manganese
Health Benefits: The fruits help you to reduce your stress and increases your immunity.
25. Kyoho grapes fruit
Famous In: East Asia, China, Japan
Color: Blackish purple
Taste: Sweet to sour
Nutrients: Vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber
Health Benefits: Kyoho grapes are high in natural sugar, which aids in weight loss and protects the heart.
How to Eat: You can eat the fruit with skin or without skin. The raw fruit is edible. They are also used in salads and ice cream.
26. Knobby Russet Apple
Famous In: England
Common Name: Winter russet, old maids
Color: Green and yellow
Health Benefits: This is just a variety of apples, and almost all apples have similar benefits. That’s why we are not explaining here.
How to Eat: The fruit’s skin and flesh are edible, and you can eat them raw after cleaning the fruit.
27. Kutjera Fruit
Kutjera is one of the most popular desserts fruit that begins with K.
Famous In: Australia
Common Name: Bush tomatoes
Color: Yellow to deep brown
Taste: Mixed of sweet and tangy
Nutrients: Fiber, iron, potassium, etc.
Health Benefits: Fruits play a significant role in increasing metabolism.
How to Eat: They are used in salads and also added in meat recipes as a flavor.
28. Karkalla fruit
Famous In: Southern Australia
Common Name: Pig face
Color: Purplish red
Nutrients: Dietary fiber, sodium, iron, calcium, etc.
Health Benefits: The fruit is perfect during diarrhea and muscle cramps and is suitable for your skin.
How to Eat: You can eat Karkalla fruit raw as well as dried.
29. Kei apple fruit
Kei apple is one the best-tasting fruit that also starts with K, and this is the last one on our list.
Famous In: Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Common Name: Kayaba, kau apple, umkokola
Color: Deep yellow to green
Taste: Acidic, sweet-tart, and tangy
Nutrients: Kei apple is high in pectin, ascorbic acid, alanine, vitamin C, etc.
Health Benefits: The fruit is used as a medicine for chest pain.
How to Eat: Kei apple can be eaten fresh. It is also used in jams, jellies.
A final thought on Fruit that starts with K
All of the fruits listed above are tasty and healthy, but most of them are only available in Asia.
However, fruits are always a healthy option whether it starts with B or any alphabet but remember some fruits are also harmful if you overeat them.
I think now you have a list of some unique names that start with K, RIGHT?
If you have any questions about the names of the fruits or foods, please ask. If you have any other suggestions, please leave them in the comments section.
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