Our Brindleberry/Malabar Tamarind
Brindleberry or Malabar Tamarind or Kudampuli is a tropical fruit hat transitions from green to pale yellow in appearance. The fruit is ripened and then removed from the vine and left to dry in the sun. The dried rind is predominantly used as the condiment as we know it today. The tree from which Cambodge is harvested has the scientific classification “Garcinia gummi-gutta” and is home to the Southernmost parts of ranging from Kerala to the forests of Nilgiris.
KERALA ORIGIN: The tree from which Cambodge is harvested has the scientific classification Garcinia gummi-gutta and is home to the Southernmost parts of ranging from Kerala to the forests of Nilgiris. It is ideal for growth in semi-arid regions and can adapt to most forms of soil. It is drought-resistant and needs a dry season to prosper.
100% NATURAL & PESTICIDE FREE: Our malabar tamarind is sourced from farms that do not use any chemicals, pesticides, or insecticides.
WHOLESOME & PURE: Cambodge is used to mainly add sourness to curries in the Indian cuisine of cooking. It blends well with seafood complimenting the overall elements of each and every dish. It is also mixed onto meat-based recipes of curry cooking and used in several other dishes from all over India.
HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS FOOD: Brindleberry has been receiving acclaim from all over the world for its health benefits. The hydroxycritic acid found in the fruit is an active ingredient in anti-obesity drugs. Moreover, it is found to reduce stress levels, blood sugar levels, and regulate cholesterol.
Health Benefits of Brindleberry
HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Brindleberry contains several compounds that contain anti-inflammatory properties which are helpful for people suffering from bowel diseases.
AIDS IN WEIGHT LOSS
Cambodge is believed to reduce body fat by inhibiting an enzyme called citric acid lyase. It is recommended that one consume Cambodge before meals to suppress and control appetite.
Malabar Tamarind is often prescribed as a remedy for diabetic patients to control and reduce blood sugar levels.
PROMOTES HEART HEALTH
Malabar Tamarind is helpful for optimizing and controlling the cholesterol balance in the body.
Uses of Brindleberry/Malabar Tamarind
The aroma of Malabar Tamarind is complex and best described as harsh and smokey. Cambodge is typically used to enhance flavor to dishes. It contributes a pleasant sourness with hints of sweetness and a slight trace of smoke. It is also usually substituted in place of tamarind in dishes as they share the same properties. It is used as a souring agent in industry-grade products. Particularly in the southern region of India, it is used to enhance and highlight flavor in the curry style of cooking.
Cambodge has been receiving acclaim from all over the world for its health benefits. The hydroxycitric acid found in the fruit is an active ingredient in anti-obesity drugs. Moreover, it is found to reduce stress levels, blood sugar levels and regulate cholesterol. Buy kokkum from Thottam Farm Fresh to taste the difference!
Cambodge is known as Kudampuli in Malayalam, Murgal in Tamil, Kokam in Hindi, and Bengali and Murgala in Kannada.