Celagi

  • (Leguminosae)
  • fruit of the tamarind tree, a medium to tall tree that is common in the drier parts of Bali, the fruits of which are large pods that contain many large seeds embedded in a sour, sticky, dark brown pulp, celagi or lunak, that is widely used in cooking as a source of a sour flavor, asem, much as Westerners would use lemon juice
  • it is usually sold packaged in plastic, with or without seeds
  • pulp must be mixed with water and strained to remove seeds and fiber.
Media
celagi
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Maangsegan tiang di akah punyan celagine, matolihan tiang ka turus dapdape ento.
[example 1]
No translation exists for this example.

Apa donne serining-serining buahne lengkong arit? (paribasa: cecimpedan)
[example 2]
What has many small leaves and fruit that is curved like an ‘arit’ (sickle)? [riddle] Tamarind.

  1. Blanjong Oleh Ni Made Ari Dwijayanthi halaman 46
  2. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987