There are parts of the world where they are used instead of raisins in spiced rice dishes and meat based curries. The fruit is low in fat and high in dietary fibre, and also rich in iron content.
In certain countries expecting mothers are given All Bukhara to alleviate morning sickness. The sweet sour taste is supposed to help and also the mother benefits from the fruits vitamins and minerals.
It is also commonly called as Aloo bukhara in India.