In English , Kamias is called Tree Cucumber or Cucumber tree. In Malaysia, it is called belimbing asam; in Indonesia, it is belimbing besu; in Thailand, it is taling pling, or kaling pring. To the French it is carambolier bilimbi, or cornichon des Indes. Filipinos generally call it kamias but there are about a dozen other native names.
Anyway, I was having fried Bangus for dinner yesterday so I had this brilliant idea:
I boiled the kamias and then mashed it. I mixed it with Bagoong and paired it with the fried fish. It was delish!!! I know there are more to Kamias than rock salt and Bagoong but I was really happy to have eaten it after so many years 🙂
I say you try it!