The Caribbean Dictionary

elephant ears
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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.
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chalta
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