Bilimbi Syrup (Sirop Belimbing Wuluh)

Bilimbi, or Averrhoa bilimbi, is related to carambola or starfruit. The taste is sour so it’s perfect for sweet or spicy dishes, according to your preference. If you happen to find some bilimbi fruits, try making this one! You can mix this with cold or hot water.


  1. 300 gr bilimbi fruits, sliced
  2. 300 gr sugar
  3. 300 ml water
  4. 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Mix sliced bilimbi with sugar and salt, and leave for an hour or so.

  2. Add water and mix well. Stir in medium heat until it bubbles.

  3. Simmer using low heat and leave for 15-20 minutes. Strain and let cool. Keep in the fridge. It should last for 2-3 weeks in the fridge. Maybe more, if you sterilize the bottle/jar first.

  4. Mix about 2 – 3 tbsp with water. Enjoy!

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