Tamarind Juice from a Block

1
Servings
5m
Prep Time
3m
Cook Time
8m
Ready In


"Ever wonder how to reconstitute those hard blocks of pressed tamarind? Easy peasy..."

Original recipe yields 1 serving
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (378.7 g)
  • Calories 80.8
  • Total Fat - 0.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 19.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 18 g
  • Protein - 0.1 g
  • Calcium - 21.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 10.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Bring the water to a boil.

Step 2

Place the block of tamarind pulp in a heatproof bowl. Pour the boiling water over it. Set aside for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Place a fine mesh strainer over a bowl. Pour the tamarind pulp (paste now) into the strainer and use a spoon to press the juice out of the paste and into the bowl.

Step 4

Store in the refrigerator, in an airtight container, for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 1 1/2 cups

Tips & Variations


  • Fine mesh strainer

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