Recipe: Tamarind sauce

Tamarind is a frequently used ingredient in many places around the world such as South-East Asia, South-America, Arabia, Africa and China. Tamarind sauce gives dishes a nice sweet and sour taste.

Tamarind sauce, a delicious condiment

Tamarind sauce is a very delicious condiment, which is quite easy to make as well. The best advantage of tamarind sauce is that it can be used to spice up all kinds of food items. Tamarind sauce is tangy and spicy, making your tongue and mouth come alive. No doubt, tamarind sauce adds a unique taste to other dishes. If you want to spice up your food, then get ready to make tamarind sauce.

Below you find a traditional Indonesian recipe for a delicious tamarind sauce, which is very easy to make. Go through the details and know how to make tamarind sauce.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 10 minutes

Ingredients for tamarind sauce

  • 50 gr / 1.8 oz tamarind pulp (in the form of blocks)
  • 75 ml / 3 oz hot water
  • 3 tablespoons palm sugar
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Tamarind pulp used for tamarind sauce
Tamarind pulp is the main ingredient to make tamarind sauce

Directions to make tamarind sauce

  1. Add the blocks of tamarind pulp to the hot water, and stir well until the blocks are dissolved completely.
  2. Add the palm sugar and again, stir well
  3. Then add salt and pepper to your own taste

Serve your delicious tamarind sauce.

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