Sunday, March 1, 2009

Kordoi (Carambola or star fruit)

Kordoi is yet another fruit which you will be finding only in eastern India as compared to the rest of the country.They are mostly sour when unripe.The fruit can be cut mixed with salt and chillies and perfect time to have this could be after a siesta in summer season.
Chutneys ,pickles are also prepared using this fruit.Some people also use it as a vegetable and have it with fish.

Chutney Preparation:

Ingredients:

2 kordoi cut into small pieces
Sugar and Salt
Chillies
Oil

Oil is heated in a saucepan and the kordoi pieces are fried with chillies,salt and sugar added.The frying continues till the pieces turn into a pulp.It can be used as a side dish.

Pas Phuron can also be used for seasoning


Part II:

Just cut the fruit .Mix the fruit with salt and chillies.Have it in after an afternoon siesta ....

1 comment:

  1. We have star fruit in our local market, assuming this is the same star fruit, and I love its slightly sour taste. Your chutney sounds fantastic.

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