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Tamarind 500g

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<p>Tamarind</p>

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Sathva tamarind is seedless and undergoes meticulous preparation, ensuring fibers are removed leaving you with pure, smooth tamarind pulp that's ready to be used. Every step is undertaken with precision to maintain its freshness, flavor, and nutritional integrity. It comes with vacuum packaging that extends the quality and the freshness of the tamarind. 

 

Uses of tamarind

Tamarind can be used in various ways to add a unique sweet-tart flavor to your dishes. Here are some popular ways to use tamarind in your culinary creations:

  1. Tamarind water can be used as a base for soups, stews, and gravies, or as a tangy element in beverages. This is made by soaking tamarind pulp in warm water and then straining it. Tamarind water can be added to drinks like lemonades or mocktails to give them a unique and refreshing flavor.

Tamarind chutney is a popular condiment. It's made by combining tamarind paste with sugar, spices, and sometimes dates or jaggery. Tamarind chutney adds a tangy-sweet element to chaats (Indian street snacks), samosas, pakoras, and any fried dishes.

  1. Create a tamarind glaze by mixing tamarind paste with honey, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic. Brush this glaze on grilled vegetables, or meats for a sweet, tangy, and slightly smoky flavor.

Prepare a refreshing tamarind salsa by combining diced tomatoes, red onions, cilantro, jalapenos, lime juice, and tamarind concentrate. Serve it with tortilla chips, grilled chicken, or fish.

Marinate tofu in a mixture of tamarind paste, soy sauce, sesame oil, and a dash of chili flakes. Pan-fry or bake the tofu for a flavorful and unique plant-based protein option.

  1. Tamarind is used to add a tangy-sweet note to desserts like tamarind sorbet or tamarind-infused sauces for drizzling over sweets.

Benefits of tamarind

Tamarind contains compounds like polyphenols and flavonoids that have antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, which can contribute to reducing oxidative stress and cellular damage.

Some research suggests that tamarind may have potential benefits for joint health due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Tamarind extracts have been studied for their potential to reduce joint pain and improve mobility.