Apricots, also known as Jaldaru, are a small, orange-colored fruit with a soft, velvety skin and a sweet, tangy flavor. They are a good source of vitamin A, C, and fiber. Apricots are believed to have originated in China and have been cultivated for thousands of years. They are now grown in many parts of the world, including the Mediterranean, the Americas, and Central Asia. Apricots are commonly eaten fresh, dried, or used in a variety of sweet and savory dishes.