Kishmish/ Raisins are dried grapes/currants. However, unlike fresh grapes they indeed are rich and concentrated sources of energy, vitamins, electrolytes, and minerals. On a weight per weight comparison basis, 100 g of dried grapes hold 249 calories; several times more fiber, vitamins, minerals and polyphenol antioxidants than the fresh grapes .They are loaded with an array of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They help to reduce cholesterol. Like most dried fruits, kishmish are considered a dense source of energy.