Thursday, September 17, 2015

25 Star Fruit Recipes (or, Carambola Recipes)

Here's a roundup of healthy, easy star fruit recipes (also known as carambola recipes). Just like the others, these are healthy, light, and vegan. Click on the link with each picture to get the full recipe.

The duality of starfruit is its insipid flavor. Although uninspiring on its own, the fruit's mild taste means it pairs with several flavors. These are ingredients that work well with carambola:

Other fruits: bilimbi, cashew apple, lemon, lime, orange, kumquat, mosambi/sweet lime, banana, mango (ripe and raw), coconut, pineapple, papaya (ripe and raw), tamarind, strawberry, green apple, kiwi, cucumber, asian pear, watermelon, dragonfruit, pomegranate, cranberry, blueberry, raspberry, avocado, banana flower

Vegetables: carrot, tomato, cabbage

Herbs, oil, and spices: cashew, peanut, melon seeds, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, lemon juice, lime juice, lemongrass, chili, turmeric, coriander, cumin, mustard seeds, poppy seed, black pepper, basil, mint, licorice, anise, clove, nutmeg, cardamom, saffron, vanilla, black tea, green tea, sugar syrup, jaggery, agave, vodka, rum, white wine, champagne, ginger, olive oil, sesame oil, coconut oil, coconut milk

Acai Bowl
Ingredients: acai, banana, coconut milk, kiwi, mango,
dragon fruit, star fruit, blueberry, granola, goji berries

Carambola Fruit Salad
Ingredients: coconut water, lime, agave syrup,
mint, starfruit, watermelon, coconut

Starfruit Poppy Salad
Ingredients: sugar, vinegar, salt, mustard,
onion juice, oil, poppy seeds, baby greens,
blueberry, pomegranate seeds, starfruit

Carambola Asian Salad
Ingredients: starfruit, green mango, green apple,
pineapple, cabbage, cucumber, chili, palm sugar,
rice wine vinegar

Starfruit Tomato Salad
Ingredients: green tomato, star fruit, 
avocado, sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar,
sesame seeds, cilantro

Starfruit Light Salad
Ingredients: romaine, avocado, starfruit, almonds,
oil, red wine vinegar, mustard powder, pepper,
salt, sugar

Starfruit Chickpea Salad
Ingredients: starfruit, cucumber, chickpeas,
broccoli, capsicum, guava, raisins, honey, salt, pepper

Starfruit Frisee Salad
Ingredients: starfruit, frisee endive, macadamia nuts,
gorgonzola (optional), balsamic vinegar, brown sugar

Simple Starfruit Tropical Salad
Ingredients: Strawberry, papaya, carambola,
lime, mint leaves 

Tangy and Tropical Starfruit Salad
Ingredients: mango, pineapple, kiwi, strawberry,
raspberries, starfruit, orange juice, honey, 
cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla

Carambola Edamame Salad
Ingredients: edamame, white wine vinegar, olive oil,
shallots, salt, pepper, carambola, blueberries, arugula,
chive, dill, mint

Spiced Starfruit Salad
Ingredients: garlic, starfruit, pineapple, sweet onion,
green apple, yellow pepper, peanuts, powdered sugar,
cayenne pepper, cumin, mustard, white vinegar,
lemon juice, mint, cilantro, black pepper

Starfruit Salad Dressing
Ingredients: starfruit, balsamic vinegar,
salt, vegetable oil, honey

Starfruit Pickle
Ingredients: starfruit, green chili, sugar,
turmeric, coriander, salt, cumin,
asafetida, oil

Starfruit Pepper Jam
Ingredients:starfruit, lemon juice, sugar, honey,
habanero pepper

Starfruit Rasam
Ingredients: dal, tomato, turmeric, rasam powder,
asafetida, lemon juice, star fruit, cumin, mustard seed,
chili, coriander

Starfruit Gin Cocktail
Ingredients: Carambola, kaffir lime, sugar,
gin, ice, bitters

Starfruit Spritzer
Ingredients: Pineapple, starfruit, ginger,
lemon juice, crushed ice, lemon sparkling water

Starfruit Tropical Slushie
Ingredients: iced tea, passion fruit juice,
ice cubes, sugar, carambola

Starfruit Sangria
Ingredients: white wine, triple sec,
apple juice, ginger ale, lime, lemon, kumquat, 
starfruit, watermelon, strawberry, raspberries
mint, ice

Starfruit Vodka Cocktail
Ingredients: starfruit, lime juice, raspberry vodka

Starfruit Infused Water
Ingredients: Carambola, strawberry, water

Starfruit Cucumber Juice
Ingredients: starfruit, ginger, cucumber,
lemon, romaine lettuce

Starfruit Sorbet
Ingredients: starfruit, sugar, water, cachasa (Brazilian
alcohol made from sugar cane... tastes sort of like tequila)

Starfruit Stewed
Ingredients: starfruit, orange juice, mango, brown sugar,
coconut milk, pomegranate seeds


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  3. This is great! I have a starfruit tree which produces prolific crop thrice a year. will try ALL the recipes. Thanks a ton

  4. 25 Star Fruit Recipes (or, Carambola Recipes) is one of the best blog I ever had read related to the cooking and recipes. All the recipes are healthy and tasty also.

  5. i tried srtarfruit stewed... its an amazing blend of flavours.. absolutely lip smacking.. do try

  6. Mouth Watering recipes. Thanks for sharing :)