Name : Starfruit
Botanical Name : Averrhoa carambola
Starfruit is native to Java, now grow all over
tropical area. The fruit lenght is 5-14cm, are waxy, smooth,
thin-skinned and green rapening to a deep yellow. They are deep
ridged and star-shaped when cut across. The flesh is soft and
juicy and tastes from sour to very sweet. Produced fruit year
Eat it on it own with or without some salt,
juice (claim to remove body heatyness and thirst quencher, just
add some salt)and salad, makes a good fruit juice drink.
It taste alittle sour (the green one, ripe yellow
ones are sweet) and very juicy and refreshing taste.
Choose the large pale green ones which taste
sour-sweet. The yellow ones are riped and soft but sweet.
How to eat starfruit, Cut fruit lenght wise
and removed the few pale brown seeds may be found embedded in
1-2 rows in a thin but tough skin(removed skin) that runs fron
the base to apex. Add a little salt makes it taste better.