Also known as:
Kisamisa, Endu draksa.
There are two distinct fruits which are called currants: (1) the dried zante grape, like a raisin and (2) a fresh tiny berry related to the gooseberry. Currants are black, red or white.
Commonly used in:
The black ones are used for preserves, syrups and liqueurs, while the red and white berries are for eating out of hand.
Currants are high in vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium and iron.
- side dishes