Preparation and Quality Evaluation of Bilimbi Pickle

Bilimbi is evergreen tree with various potentials. The scientific name of bilimbi is Averrhoa bilimbi and it belongs to the oxalidaceae family. Bilimbi is perennial plant. Bilimbi tree is shown in Figure 1 [1]. Bilimbi is a seasonal fruit. Bilimbi fruits are appears as the trunk and bar stem. The fruit has juicy and firm flesh with greenish color and when it ripe fruit are become soft. Bilimbi fruits are sour in taste and its acidity is very high [2]. Bilimbi is a natural source of antioxidant, vitamin B and C and iron, phosphorus [3].