alternate spelling: camias
the fruit of the tree Averrhoa bilimbi
Kamias grows in clusters on trees. It’s been called “tree cucumber” in English.
The fruit is used as a souring agent in the Filipino dishes paksiw and sinigang.
Kamias is also dried and candied.
minatamis na kamias
= camias candy
Recently, kamias has even served as a juice flavor.
Kamias Road is located in Quezon City.