Carambola or star fruit is one of the healthiest fruits found in India and other Asian countries. This delicious fruit is widely consumed in several countries such as Brazil, Southeast Asia, United States and Caribbean. It is known by many names across the globe. In India, we call it by the name 'Kamrak'. Just like every other fruit, star fruit is also used in the making of jams, preservatives, pickles or used as a topping on desserts. Did you know that the juice from carambolas is also used in iced drinks? The flesh of star fruit is crunchy with the perfect balance of juiciness. The fruit packs a perfect blend of sweet and sour flavors that is quite pleasing. Star fruit is available all year round. Although the peak time when you can find this fruit easily is usually in the months of January, February and also during summer season. So bookmark these seven recipes and enjoy them whenever you are in a mood to treat yourself to some fruity delights.
Yes, we are feeling just as surprised as you are. Star fruit rasam is a unique twist to your authentic South Indian rasam. Pair this delicious side dish with warm rice.
Move over orange marmalade and treat yourself to this toothsome star fruit marmalade. It is packed with indulgent flavours This yummy star fruit marmalade will brighten up every breakfast.
In a mood for a fruitful salad? Delight your taste buds to this carambola salad. It is made with sliced apples, pineapples and also a yellow capsicum.
This is a recipe of a heavenly dessert put together with scoops of lemon sorbet and topped off with carambola.