The Indian Fig is the common cultivated edible food in South Africa, Australia, and the world. It is cultivated food that is important for many peoples in tropical and subtropical countries. There are many colors of figs, and some of them are in the color of brown, purple, golden, green, and black.
So, the question that comes to our mind is that Does Indian Fig goes bad? Yes, it can go not well depending upon its storage conditions. Let’s discuss the storage condition in the article below in which the Indian Fig can last.
How to store Indian Fig
Every type of food cannot last long if it is not stored properly. To extend the lifetime of food, we have to store it in the best way and with the best technique. Let’s discuss the techniques and ways in which we can make Indian Fig last long.
On Kitchen Counter
The fresh Indian Fig can be stored in the pantry or on the kitchen counter if you want to consume it quickly; otherwise, not store it in the pantry or kitchen because it can go bad quickly. To store the Indian Fig at the kitchen counter, place it line-wise and cover it with a paper towel.
Ensure that the temperature is stable to store the Indian Fig because, in high temperature, the Indian Fig will go bad very quickly. Store it at a stable temperature and cool, dark, and dry place.
Away from sunlight
To make the Indian Fig last long and fresh, place it in the pantry or kitchen counter and away from sunlight. Due to sunlight, every food gets spoiled. Keep the Fig away from any heat source and place it in a cool and dark place and stable temperature.
In the refrigerator
To make the Indian Fig last longer than store it in the refrigerator. In the refrigerator, every food can last long and is more convenient than storage of pantry or kitchen. To store the Indian Fig in the refrigerator, place it in the airtight container and store it in the refrigerator.
Can you freeze Indian Fig?
Every type of food can be stored in the freezer to extend its lifetime, but its quality will differ with time. Indian Fig can also be stored in the freezer to extend its lifetime. Let’s discuss that in which technique we can store it in the freezer. To store the Indian Fig in the freezer.
- Wash it and remove the dirt and the stems.
- Place it on the baking paper with space and then place it in the freezer for some time.
- Remove the Indian Fig from the freezer and place it in the plastic bag or freezing bag in the freezer.
Ensure that you remove the air as much as you can from the bag or container before storing it. To eat the frozen Indian Fig, first, thaw it in the refrigerator and then eat it.
How long does Indian Fig last?
The lifetime of the Indian Fig depends upon the techniques and ways in which we stored it. Every type of food can last longer if stored properly in the best way. Let’s discuss below that how Indian Fig can last long.
If the Indian Fig is stored in the pantry with proper care and away from sunlight and any heat source, it can last up to 4 or 5 days after that, it will get spoiled and will not be safe to eat further.
If stored in the refrigerator with its proper care in an airtight container, it can last long up to 5 or 7 days, and after that, it will no be safe to eat. So, make sure that you eat the Indian Fig within a week if you store it in the refrigerator. In the freezer, the Indian Fig can last longer than that of the refrigerator and the pantry. If it is stored with proper care in the freezer, it can last long to 6 or 8 months with its best quality.
How to tell if Indian Fig is bad
There are several ways in which one can tell if Indian Fig has gone bad or not. We can spot almost every type of food with the following techniques. Let’s discuss it one by one to make it safe for ourselves to eat the Indian Fig with no fear.
To spot the spoilage in the Indian Fig, first, notice the smell of the Fig. When Fig gets spoiled, it has a sour fermented, unpleasant, and of smell. Do not consume or eat the Indian Fig having off smell and throw it away.
The other way to spot the spoilage of the Indian Fig is to observe its appearance. If it has a layer of white powder on its surface, do not use it further and get rid of it because it will not be safe to eat it.