Star Fruit (Carambola)

The Best Tasting Fruit in the World

A Tropical Fruit

Color- Light Green to a Yellow

Shape- Has five prominent longitudinal ridges.

Taste- Juicy, crunchy, and can be sweet or sour.

Distinguishing Characteristics- When cut, a slice looks like the shape of a star.

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Recipes

1. Star Fruit in Mango-Orange Sauce

2. Star-Fruit Chips

3.Starfruit Muffins

Facts-

-Carambola is native to Malayan peninsula and cultivated in many parts of Southeast Asia, Pacific islands and China.

-Star fruit and its juice is often recommended in many folk medicine in Brazil as a diuretic (to increase urine output), expectorant, and to suppress cough.

-Although abundant and plentiful, carambola is yet to gain popularity, especially in the western world.