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Cucumber Tree / Belimbing Wuluh (Ind)

Averrhoa bilimbi

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5 Comments

Gina9210
Gina9210 8 years ago

so true Chicquita!

Chicquita
Chicquita 8 years ago

In Menado, north of Indonesia, they made fish head soup with lots of these. Kind of refreshing. I have tried eating raw with salt, my gosh ..... The ripe ones aren't so bad, though :) These sometimes used as subtitute to tamarind.

yeah when I was a kid I eat it raw with salt..

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Some locals here enjoy eating these raw.
I can't seem to enjoy it's taste, it taste sour.

we call it Kamias (Tagalog) / Iba (Visayan) here in the Philippines. I had made a vinegar out of this by placing a jar-full soaked with water and sprinkled with salt.

Chicquita
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Chicquita

Bogor, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 13, 2011
Submitted on Dec 19, 2011

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