Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, and has a distinctive sweet aroma. The fruit is oval-shaped, and its exterior is covered with a bumpy, green skin. When ripe, the fruit's flesh is yellow and has a sweet and slightly tangy flavor.
Jackfruit is a nutritious fruit that is often used as a meat substitute in vegetarian and vegan dishes because of its meaty texture and ability to absorb flavors it can be eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes, such as curries, stir-fries, tacos, and sandwiches. The seeds inside the jackfruit can also be boiled or roasted and eaten as a snack.