Unlike the black plums, the red plums are sour sweet fruits. Just like black plums, people prefer eating them fresh during summer and make them into prunes for using a during the winter season. Red plums are mainly used in lentil soup and fish stew. The red plums are also good jelly for the deserts.
Benefits: One medium-sized fresh plum contains 113 mg of potassium, a mineral that helps manage high blood pressure and reduce stroke risk. If that isn’t heartwarming enough, the reddish-blue pigment in some plums, called anthocyanins, may protect against cancer by mopping up harmful free radicals.