Tamarind (Amli- Imli) – is the sticky, dried, brown pod of the evergreen tree. It has a sour taste and iis extremely tart, citric flavor. The pulp must be soaked before usage. In India, tamarind is mostly combined with Daals-(lentils, chick peas or beans). It adds a distinctive cooling quality to curries, chutneys. Tamerind Chtney is used with many snack dishes. The Hawkers use this chutney with many dishes. Tamerind Chutney requires a lot of sugar to make it palatable. The popular Chutney is also made by adding Dates.
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