Hard leathery red skin surrounding many kernels, each with a tiny edible seed covered with a red pulp. Eat fresh (kernels and seeds). Use as a garnish.
Choose those heavy for size with bright unblemished skins.
In a cool, dark place or refrigerator.
Cut fruit in half. Scoop the kernels from the tough white membrane. Take care with preparation as the juice can stain clothes.
Add to fish or poultry dishes.