Glossy yellow-green ribbed fruit, in a transverse section formative a five-finger star, for what he got the second name star fruit. To liking juicy strong pulp of carom reminds harmonious combination of green gooseberry, apple and cucumber most. Due to a beautiful form very often used for the decoration of desserts, for example, pavlov or fruit salads, also it fresh taste well becomes to the unsweet dishes. An aroma is most strong, when a carom is slightly boiled in syrup to mildness.
Preparation: fruit are ripe, when a hide is yellow, and ribs are brown. They do not need to be cleared, simply cut away ribs, as take off string at the pod of kidney bean, and then cut a fruit on pieces-asterisks.