Tamarind Water

1088

PREP 5M

COOK 20M

READY IN 25M

SWEET

ABOUT TAMARIND

USES & BENEFITS:

  • Can be consumed raw, added to desserts once it’s ripe, or even dried and transformed into candy. 
  • Once dry, it can also be turned into powder and used as seasoning.
  • Can be often found in jams and sauces.
  • Common ingredient in soups and other recipes from Asia and South America because of its high antioxidant, vitamin and mineral content. 

SHOPPING LIST:

  • 200g tamarind without seeds
  • 1 litre hot water

HOW TO COOK

  • Boil 200g tamarind in water for 20 minutes.
  • Constantly stir using a wooden spoon, until the tamarind block completely softens.  
  • After 20 minutes (or more), strain the composition into a bowl.
  • You will then obtain a bowl of brown coloured tamarind water.
  • Can be refrigerated for max. 10 days or frozen up to 2 months.