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1) This unique fruit probably originated in Sri Lanka and the Moluccas, and has been cultivated in southeast Asia and Malaysia for several hundred years. They have prominent longitudinal ridges and range in color from yellow to orange. There are 2 varieties found in markets, one very sour and the other slightly sweet. They are bruised easily, so handle with care. They can be eaten out of hand or sliced and used as a garnish or in salads. They can also be used in curries and tarts.
Name this fruit.
2) This legume has been used as a food for thousands of years in the Middle East. They were brought to Europe by the Phoenicians, and were a favorite of Charlemagne. They are popular today in the Middle East, France, India, Italy and in most Spanish speaking countries. They are only a minor crop in the United States. They are used in stews, soups, hummus, and salads, They may also be roasted as a coffee substitute and ground into flour. They are served with couscous in Morocco, minestrone in Italy, and in Spain, they are used in a dessert with quince. The juice from the plant may also be used as a beverage. They are usually available dried and precooked in cans.
Name this legume.
1) Star Fruit Or Carambola.
2) Chickpeas Or Garbanzo Bean.
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