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| ||kamranga (কাম্রাঙ্গা) (today's sample record)|
Description: Star fruit. Carambola. The star fruit or carambola comes from Israel and Brazil. It is a ribbed, yellowish-green, elongated, star-shaped fruit which cuts into star shapes. It has a waxy sheen to its skin. It tastes sharp, reminiscent of unripe green grapes. Can be used in fruit salads or to make jellies and preserves.
|Star fruit on a banana leaf in the wonderful market in Luang Prabang||
Latin: Averrhoa carambola
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine