Spelling variations: camias, kalamyas
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.
Sinigang na Manok sa Kamyas
Hiwain ang manok nang may katatagang laki at hugasang malinis. Sangkutsahin sa kaunting tubig na may bungang kamyas. Lagyan ng asin at kaunting mantika.
Makaraan ang may sampung minuto, sabawan ng hugas-bigas. Bayaang kuluan at maluto.
Kamias Road is located in Quezon City.