Prune Plums comes from Ganderbal District in Kashmir. It will be sweet if you let it ripen completely. Otherwise will have a hint of sourness. It is from the Plum Family.
large oblong-shaped variety, often exhibiting a powdery white bloom on its otherwise purplish-blue skin. The thin snappy skin encases a firm yet juicy flesh that holds a central pit that is easily removed. When raw, the pulp is a greenish amber color, but turns a deep shade of fuchsia when cooked. The dense texture of the Italian Prune plum is full of rich, complex and appropriately confectionary sweet flavors that deepen as the fruit ripens.
It is sometimes known as Empress plums. Their ability to create a high concentration of fermentable sugars not only makes them the ideal candidate for drying, but also for making preserves, wine and brandy.
Usage: Best eaten fresh as a fruit or snack. These also make for a great addition to salads or can be used in the preparation of pie, desserts, jams and jellies. They can also be used in a variety of recipes and are usually baked or poached.