Apricot = Sarkarai badhami (சர்க்கரை பாதாமி)
In Tamil apricot is called as சர்க்கரை பாதாமி (Sarkarai badhami), which means “sugar almond”. It is also called as காம்பழம் (kampazham), which means “sour fruit”.
Usages of apricots in daily life:
Eat them on their own as a snack.
Add them to yogurt, oatmeal, or cereal.
Slice them and add them to salads or sandwiches.
Grill or roast them for a side dish.
Poach them in syrup and serve them with ice cream or whipped cream.
Puree them and use them to make smoothies, sauces, or desserts.
Chop them up and add them to trail mix, granola, or yogurt.
Use them in baking, such as in muffins, cakes, or cookies.
Add them to stews, curries, or tagines.
Puree them and use them to make a glaze for meats or vegetables.
Add them to pies, tarts, or cobblers.
Make a compote or chutney with them.
Use them to make apricot jam or preserves.
Grill or roast them with other fruits and vegetables.
Add them to savory dishes, such as stir-fries, rice pilafs, or couscous.