Tamarind Paste, Imli Homemade Paste
by Tarla Dalal
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Tamarind Paste is a must-have ingredient if you wish to explore the cuisine of South and Western India. It lends a nice homely tang to many curries and gravies.
Remember to soak the tamarind in warm water so that it gets soaked well and you can extract the maximum pulp out of it. You can store this homemade tamarind paste in the fridge and use as required.
Other basic pastes in our collection include Boiled Onion Paste , Basic Hydrabadi Paste , Basic Chettinad Paste and many more.
- Combine the tamarind and warm water in a bowl, cover with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes.
- Rub the tamarind well using your fingers till all the pulp has been extracted.
- Strain the mixture using a strainer in a deep bowl.
- Use as required.
Nutrient values per tbsp
|Vitamin A||1.1 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0 mg|
|Vitamin C||0.4 mg|
|Folic Acid||0 mcg|
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