The Caribbean Dictionary

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chalta
2 definitions
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Noun
The fruit, of the Dillenia indica tree, or elephant apple, is a 5–12 cm diameter aggregate of 15 carpels, each carpel containing five seeds embedded in an edible but fibrous pulp.
The pulp is bitter-sour and used in Indian Cuisine in curries, jam, and jellies. It is often mixed with coconut and spices to make chutneys.
Synonyms
elephant ears
Tags
fruit, food
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chalta
 
Noun
The fruit, of the Dillenia indica tree, or elephant apple, is a 5–12 cm diameter aggregate of 15 carpels, each carpel containing five seeds embedded in an edible but fibrous pulp.
The pulp is bitter-sour and used in Indian Cuisine in curries, jam, and jellies. It is often mixed with coconut and spices to make chutneys.
Synonyms
elephant ears
Tags
fruit
Pictures
chalta
Patsy Jun 12, 2014
Does anyone know if this could be related to the garcina cambogia family?
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