Shabir grows his apricots in his organic orchard watered by glacial waters from the brook next to the orchard. The ' halman' variety of apricot is considered the best among the apricots with the sweetest taste and sweet kernel. This variety is dried in Ladakh because of its taste and superior quality.
Halman Variety Apricot in Ladakh, is believed to have been introduced a century back from Central Asia. They are eaten either fresh or dried or then turned into jam. The fruit is a good sou .. Read more