alternate spelling: camias

the fruit of the tree Averrhoa bilimbi

Kamias fruits on tree


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.

pinatuyong kamias
dried camias

minatamis na kamias
“sweetened” camias
= camias candy

Recently, kamias has even served as a juice flavor.

Kamias Road is located in Quezon City.