What is tamarind?

Answer The tamarind tree is native to tropical areas of Africa, but was introduced to India so long ago that it is considered to be indigenous to Asia as well.Origin of the NameThe Persians referred to th... Read More »

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Tamarind Nectar vs. Tamarind Concentrate?

Tamarind is a tart tropical fruit that comes from a tree native to North Africa and Asia. It is sometimes referred to as the Indian date, and can be used in place of lemon juice in almost any recip... Read More »

What kind of tamarind sauce is served in Indian restaurants?

The kind of tamarind sauce served in Indian restaurants will vary by restaurant. Many restaurants will make their own sauces from scratch using tamarind pods or pulp, hot water and other spices. Th... Read More »

Tamarind Tree Facts?

The tamarind tree (Tamarindus indica) is a member of the legume family and is the most widely distributed tropical fruit tree in the world, according to the Purdue Cooperative Extension. The tree i... Read More »

How to Make Tamarind Liquid?

Tamarind liquid is used in such cuisines as Thai and Indian food. It is easy to make at home.