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These fruits are the cheapest and rich source of vitamins and minerals for village people who cannot afford to buy an orange or an apple. They are said to be curative support to the tretment of jaundice.
We call it as Kolumichngai in Tamil.  We remember that in our school days, we were dying for this fruit. There was a hot sale of these fruits before the school front during the lunch time. We finished our lunch and ran for having this yummy fruit. The vendor sprinkled the salt and red chilly powder on the halves of this fruit. 
The fruit is used in our culinary versions as kolumichai saatham, kolumichai rasam,kolumichai pickles.
Here is the posting of Kolumichai Rasam/Makrut lime rasam.
How to make this rasam absolutely?
Makrut lime fruit 1 Cumin seeds roasted powder 1 tsp Pepper powder 1/2 tsp Coriander leaves fresh 1 g Pressure cooked dal with 1 tsp turmeric powder and 2 drops of castor oil. (Allow one whistle and simmer for five minutes. turn off theheat and set aside. Dal 50 gms.…