Easy Tamarind Drink Recipe. Enjoy Middle Eastern beverages and learn how to make Tamarind Drink.
Tamarind drink (tamer hindi شراب التمر الهندي): So refreshing and sweet. Unique and authentic.
Tamarind fruit is a seed pod, brown or black in color and few inches long. It can be found in most indian and middle eastern grocery stores. It is used in Indian chutney, curries as well as in Britain’s famous Worcestershire sauce.
Cooking time: 30 minutes
1 ½ pounds black tamer hindi
1 pound brown tamer hindi
12 cups water
10 cups sugar
juice of 2 lemons
- Soak black and brown tamer hindi in 12 cups of water for 10 hours. Stir and crush with hands. Strain with a cheesecloth.
- Add sugar and bring to boil, skimming foam as it appears on the surface. Add the lemon juice and let simmer on medium heat for about 30 minutes until syrupy. Pour into clean bottles. Wait until cold to seal the bottles.
- Too serve, use 1 tablespoon of syrup per glass of ice water. Store open bottles in the fridge.
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