Carambola (known as Star Fruit) is rich in vitamin C. The ripe fruit is very sweet with nice flavor. The juice made out of this is very refreshing. The cross section of the fruit looks like a star with five pointed edges.
Star Fruit is known as Tamarattai in Tamil and as Karmal in Hindi.
- Star fruit – 10 no
- Honey – 1 table spoon
- Sugar – 1 table spoon
- Lemon juice – 1 tea spoon
- Pepper powder – pinch
- Water – 1 cup
- Ice cubes – few
- Salt – pinch
- Wash, cut star fruits and remove seeds; put it in a blender (keep few pieces for garnishing); add sugar, salt, honey, lemon juice, pepper powder, one cup of water, few ice cubes and blend well.
- Filter and garnish.
- Star Fruit (Tamarattai) Juice with a different flavor is ready. Serve chilled.
- Read more about health benefits and risks of star fruit from Welcome to Sri Lanka.