English: Java Plum / Deutsch: Schwarze Johannisbeere / Español: Ciruela Java / Português: Ameixa Java / Français: Prunier de Java / Italiano: Prugna giava /

Duhat refers to one of the fruits found and grown in the Philippines. It is called in English with various names , such as Java Plum, Black Plum , Jambolan, and Indian Blackaberry. Its scientific name is Syzygium cumini and belongs to the Family Myrtaceae.

The fruit of the Duhat tree is oval which is about 1 to 2 centimeters in length. It is dark purple to black in color, fleshy and one-seeded, with a sweet-astringent taste. Its flesh is eaten on hand when ripe. The Filipino people has a distinct way to eat Duhat, they put it in a bowl with rock salt, put on a tight cover, then shake the container until the fruit and the salt are mixed properly.

In the Philippines , Duhat is also called Lomboy, Longboi, etc.

Other /More definition:

Duhat is the Filipino term for Java plum, a kind of fruit found in the Philippines. It is usually eaten by drizzling salt into the fruits and shake it from a container with a cover until its a bit soften and salt is fully mixed.

In my opinion the Philippines Duhat is almost similar in taste as sour cherries.

Related Articles

Kaimito / Caimito ■■■■■■■■
Kaimito / Caimito: Kaimito (Scientific name: Chrusophillum cainito) also spelled Caimito. It is called . . . Read More
Kamias ■■■■■■■
Kamias is a Filipino fruit with scientific name Averrhoa bilimbi. The fruit is green and edible, about . . . Read More
Apricot ■■■■■■■
The apricot, Prunus armeniaca, is a species of Prunus, classified with the plum in the subgenus Prunus. . . . Read More
Lansones / Lanzones ■■■■■■
Lansones / Lanzones: Lansones also spelled Lanzones is one of the fruits grown in the Philippines. Its . . . Read More
Clove ■■■■■■
Indian: Karayampoo/GrambuCloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, . . . Read More
Food Insight: India's Dal ■■■■■■
Food Insight: India's Dal: In India, Dal is the generic name for raw split legumes, and also for the . . . Read More
Fruit ■■■■■■
Fruit refers to any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals, such as apples, pears, plums, . . . Read More
Khaddu ■■■■■
Khaddu refers to squash or pumpkin used in Caribbean cuisine. Usually, traditional pumpkins from North . . . Read More
Cumin ■■■■■
Indian: JeerakamCumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean . . . Read More
Tinda ■■■■■
Tinda (Citrullus lanatus var. fistulosus / Praecitrullus fistulosus) also called Punjabi Tinda or Gourde . . . Read More