The flesh of Star-fruit is crunchy, firm & extremely juicy which is commonly referred to as star-fruit. It is native to Malayan peninsula & cultivated in many parts of Southeast Asia, Pacific islands and China .

It is a very good source of vitamin-C ,also a good source of B-complex vitamins .

Star-fruit have been known to help an individual sleep with its high content of magnesium, which is a mineral that is directly linked to improving the quality, duration, and tranquility of sleep .

Only sweet variety carambola can be eaten fresh or mixed with other fruits in salads.
Mom makes sweet chutney out of it .Fresh fruit can also be juiced and used in cocktails with other complementing tropical fruit juices.

I have prepared this refreshing drink with Thai-Basil.

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Star-Fruit Thai Basil Drink
Course drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Course drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Take two highball glass. Add ice cubes in each glass.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup star-fruit juice in each glass.
  3. Add sugar syrup as required.Add a pinch of sea salt .
  4. Add lemon slices,thai basil and pour sparkling water .
  5. Garnish with a sliced star-fruit and serve immediately.
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