Tamarind Paste

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:20
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 500 gms- Tamarind
  • 20 gms- Salt
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 2 cups - hot water

How to Make Tamarind Paste

  • Clean and soak tamarind in 1 cup hot water.
  • Take care to remove any seeds that may be in tamarind.
  • Boil in same water after 20 minutes.
  • Cool and blend in mixie till smooth.
  • Add remaining water, mix well.
  • Pass through a sieve, removing any fibres, etc.
  • Heat oil in deep heavy pan.
  • Add tamarind paste, bring to a boil.
  • Add salt, cook till a thick coating consistency is got.
  • Cool completely, stirring in between, fill into clean sterile jar.
  • Use as required with dry spoon.