Tamarind Paste, Imli Homemade Paste

Tamarind Paste, Imli Homemade Paste

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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.

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Soaking time:  30 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 tbsp (5 tbsp )
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1/2 cup tamarind (imli)
1/2 cup warm water
  1. Combine the tamarind and warm water in a bowl, cover with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Rub the tamarind well using your fingers till all the pulp has been extracted.
  3. Strain the mixture using a strainer in a deep bowl.
  4. Use as required.

Nutrient values per tbsp
Energy29 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates7.5 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C0.4 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium8.9 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.4 mg
Potassium75.6 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Tamarind Paste, Imli Homemade Paste
 on 13 Sep 17 03:41 PM

This tamarind paste can be used for making curries and it gives a very nice tanginess to this recipe...