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Tamarind Paste

How to Cook with Tamarind

Look at the long, lumpy, brown pods of the tamarind tree and it might not surprise you to learn they're legumes (like peanuts—and snap peas), but inside their brittle shells, there's sticky, fruity...
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Tamarind paste into Tamarind juice

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by DGresh 5 years ago

I have a jar of tamarind paste, and a recipe which calls for juice. Any suggestions on how to turn one into the other? I assume I can dilute it. How much water should I use?

What is the purpose of tamarind water (naam makham) in Thai cooking?

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by mattyicecooks 3 years ago

Why do Thai recipes call for Tamarind water? It comes up a lot especially in green papaya salad. To me it tastes like a light vinegar, could I not just add vinegar instead of making Tamarind water...

What do I do with tamarind paste?

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by missliss 13 years ago

I've been coming across recipes that call for tamarind paste for years & I ran across a jar the other day, bought it, came home, and can't remember a single use for it! Please send hints and sugge...

How much Tamicon tamarind paste in a pad thai recipe?

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by arielleeve 3 years ago

So I attempted my first home cooked pad thai a few weeks back. I thought I had every essential "authentic" ingredient to nail it: preserved radish, dried shrimp, tamarind paste, fish sauce, palm su...

Storing Tamarind Paste

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by singleguychef 13 years ago

Quick question: I bought a block of tamarind for the first time this weekend. Once I start using it, how do I store the block? Can I still keep it in my pantry after I unseal it or should I refrige...

ISO kosher tamarind paste

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by p.j. 14 years ago

Help! I have been reading Jennifer Abadi's cookbook, "A Fistful of Lentils," (from the library), and want to try some of the recipes. A frequently used ingredient in Syrian-Jewish cooking is tamari...

Tamarind paste?

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by medrite 6 years ago

Hey Hounds, I was making the eggplant stuffed with ground lamb recipe from Jerusalem & came across this ingredient, tamarind paste. Not sure where to find it, they didn't have it at my local upsca...

Tamarind Paste In Houston

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by James Cristinian 7 years ago

Watching a Gordon Ramsey Ultimate Cookery Course show, a great cooking show BBC America 264 on DTV, tamarind paste was an ingredient. The wife-a-cita has looked at Fiesta Bellaire and Hillcroft an...

dried lemons, sour cherries, tamarind paste - mail order source

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by AdinaA 7 years ago

Sharing a mail order source for stuff that can be hard to find unless you live in Great Neck or Pico Roberston. Not everything is supervised, but you can see the hechschers on certain product...

Tamarind Paste vs. tamarind concentrate

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by Dinermite 7 years ago

Im looking to make a batch of Pad Thai over the weekend, and couldn't find tamarind paste, but rather concentrate. Is there a particular ratio I would use for paste vs. concentrate? Thanks!!!

A few questions about tamarind paste

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by CindyJ 8 years ago

I bought some seedless tamarind paste to use for making tamarind water for pad thai. There's a lot left over so I wrapped it tightly in a layer of plastic wrap and then in a ZipLoc bag. Now I'm w...

Tamarind paste in Toronto?

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by jasper87 8 years ago

I've looked at previous threads suggesting stores to purchase tamarind paste but haven't managed to track it down in Toronto. I've checked out the Cherry Beach T&T and various health food and bulk ...

ISO Tamarind Paste

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by koshfoodie 8 years ago

Does anyone know where I can find some. I have been able to find tamarind pulp but its the paste that I am really after. Thanks!

Tamarind paste - what to do?

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by sweetpotater 12 years ago

I bought some for a recipe and now have lots leftover. Suggestions?

Tamarind paste in Paris?

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by perduinparis 8 years ago

So I was at Tang Frères today and picked up some fried tofu which I decided would be great for a Pad Thai à la my favorite Thai resto in LA, but I forgot about tamarind paste. Can I get it at Tang ...

Where can I buy tamarind paste?

Jpan99
by Jpan99 8 years ago

I want to make a spicy chickpea recipe for the 4th but it calls for tamarind paste and I don't know where to find that. Would the Asian markets carry it? Or what about the Armenian markets in Wat...

Tamarind Pulp vs Tamarind Paste

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by mymommasays 9 years ago

I have a recipe I really want to try. It calls for tamarind "pulp". I've seen references to tamarind PASTE in other recipes. Is it the same thing? This is the recipe if that helps: http://www.cdk...

Does Ralph's La Jolla carry tamarind paste?

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by mayache 9 years ago

Anyone know if Ralph's or Vons in La Jolla (UTC) carries tamarind paste? Tried calling the store but they didn't want to look. We don't want to go down to Convoy to pick some up.