How many calories in Cape Gooseberries or Groundcherries? See below, the Cape Gooseberry calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Cape Gooseberry nutrition facts and the health benefits of Cape Gooseberries to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.
There are many varieties of Physalis, and the term Cape Gooseberry or Ground Cherry may be more familiar to some of you.
The popular variety has a small yellowy/orange fruit; the size of a cherry tomato is hidden inside a thin paper husk. Other varieties are pinkish, green (tomatillo) or red (chinese lantern).
The fruit is eaten raw. It contains vitamins, A, B and C, and the mineral content includes calcium and phosphorous.
It is thought to be a good protector against cancer. Other benefits of Physalis include treatment of skin conditions such as psoriasis.
Below we have a single calorie table for this fruit. Whther you call it a Cape Gooseberry, Ground Cherry, Physalis or even Poha, the calories are the same.
See our fruit calories comparison chart to compare the Cape Gooseberry calories with the other calories in fruit.
All of our calorie and nutrition information is supplied by the US Department of Agriculture.
Calories per Serving
|100 grams||53 kcal (222 kJ)|
|1 cup, 140 grams||74 kcal (311 kJ)|
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