Also known as:
Indian Gooseberry, Amalika

It is a desiduous tree and has an almost spherical fruit. The fruit is normally harvested in autumn/ It has a sweet, bitter taste to it.

Commonly used in:
Used mainly in pickles or eaten raw. Some places use it in making dal, gravy and even deserts.

Health benefit:
It is low in calories and has a considerable amount of flavones, anthocyanins, vitamin-C, vitamin A and adequate levels of copper, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, and potassium