STREAMING NOW: Nigella: At My Table

How to Seed a Pomegranate

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This instruction comes from Pom to teach you how to open a pomegranate. I love pomegranates but I have always found them difficult to use!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
1 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut:With a sharp paring knife cut off the top about 1/2 inch below the crown.
  2. Loosen:Over a bowl of water, use your fingers to loosen the arils {the flesh-covered seeds} and drop them into the bowl. the arils will sink to the bottom.
  3. Score:Once the top is off, you'll see four to six sections. With your knife point, score the skin at each section.
  4. Scoop:Use a spoon to scoop out the pieces of whit membrane that have floated to the top.
  5. Open:Separate the pomegranate at each score, so that you have individual sections.
  6. Strain:Pour the remaining liquid through a strainer place the arils in your favourite dish and enjoy.
  7. Use them to brighten up a green salad.
  8. Sprinkle on yogurt or stir them into a dry cereal or oatmeal.
  9. Sprinkle them over your main dish for a lively, appetizing garnish.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: