Brindleberry / Garcinia Cambogia / Goraka / Kudampuli
Kudampuli (scientific name: Garcinia cambogia) also known as Gambooge, Malabar Tamarind, Fish Tamarind etc is an essential ingredient in all the seafood loving kitchens in Central Kerala, the coastal South Indian state. As the name suggests (Puli = sour in Malayalam), the dried fruit is used as a souring agent in Kerala’s famous fish curries and other seafood preparations.
Kudampuli is known for its medicinal values in Ayurveda. It helps to promote digestion, and a decoction (kashayam) made out of it is used against Arthritis and some uterine deceases. It is use for Weight Management & anti-obesity. It is also known to cure ulcers.
The green fruit is a young version, it will turn yellow when ripe. Once fully ripe, fruits are collected, cut in half, de-seeded and are sun-dried for a day. The sun-dried fruit halves are smoked till black and keep tightly sealed. These will stay fresh for years. Before use, wash the pieces, soak these for 10 minutes in water. Kodampuli pieces are added along with the water in which it was soaked in to curries and it gives a delicious sour taste that is so unique.
Should be store in dry, cool place keep in air-tight polythene packs/plastic containers away from moisture.
· Dried Garcinia Cambogia Fruit
· Made from Fresh Garcinia Cambogia Fruit
· Sour Flavour with natural fruit
· Slice and dried by sunlight method
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