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Tamarind Syrup Recipe
|Water||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4180 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g4.2%
Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 127 mg5.3%
Total Carbohydrates 1083 g361.1%
Dietary Fiber 23.1 g92.5%
Sugars 1059.7 g
Protein 13 g25.4%
Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 26.5%
Calcium 34.4% Iron 71%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Place them in a large bowl, add the water and soak overnight.
Drain the liquid into another bowl and reserve.
Extract the pulp from the pods by pressing them with a wooden spoon through a fine strainer.
Strain the extracted pulp back into the reserved liq- uid.
Mix together, strain and squeeze through cheese cloth into a saucepan.
Add the sugar.
Slowly bring the mixture to the boil, stirring con- stantly.
Lower the heat and simmer until the syrup thick- ens.
Remove from the heat, cool slightly and pour into bottles.
When completely cool, seal with airtight lids.
Dilute 2 tablespoons of this syrup in a glass of iced water to make a cordial drink.
Variation To use this syrup for flavouring stews, stuffed vegetables and other foods, reduce the amount of sugar to 2 cups.