KAMIAS

 alternate spelling: camias

kamias
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.