Limau Nipis (Key lime) & Limau Kasturi (Calamansi lime)

Limau Nipis (Key lime) & Limau Kasturi (Calamansi lime)

In Malaysia and Singapore, there are two types of limes that are commonly used. On the left of the photo above is key lime (limau nipis) and on the right is calamansi lime (limau kasturi).


Difference between limau nipis & kasturi

Limau nipis is slightly larger and has harder skin. Whereas Limau kasturi is smaller and softer, hence easier to juice with bare hands.


Other names: Limau Nipis

  • English name: Calamansi lime
  • Malay name: Limau nipis
  • Chinese name: 


Other names: Limau Kasturi

  • English name: Key lime
  • Malay name: Limau kasturi
  • Chinese name: 

 



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