- 1Sticky brown acidic pulp from the pod of a tree of the pea family, widely used as a flavoring in Asian cooking.More example sentences
- Add the fish sauce, palm sugar, lime or tamarind, and thin coconut milk.
- Sour and acid tastes are liked, and are manifest in the use of lime juice, tamarind, etc.
- I tried a few new recipes, but nothing too exotic, because I wasn't sure how to go about finding galangal, shrimp paste, fenugreek, black cumin, or tamarind.
- 1.1The pod from which tamarind is extracted.More example sentences
- Put tamarind pods in a small saucepan and barely cover with boiling water.
- Soak the tamarind in 2 cups of water, squeeze and strain out the juice.
- Soak the tamarind in a little water and take out the pulp.
- 2The tropical African tree that yields tamarind, cultivated throughout the tropics and also grown as an ornamental and shade tree.
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- Tamarindus indica, family Leguminosae
- The exhibition includes a South African ficus, a tamarind with pods, elephant grass from Africa, cherry, bougainvillaea, fig, Accacia and trees collected from forests.
- The tamarind is native to tropical Africa and grows wild throughout the Sudan.
- Nothing more relaxing, you might think, than the weekly meeting of four friends in the shade of the tamarind tree.
late Middle English: from medieval Latin tamarindus, from Arabic tamr hindī 'Indian date'.
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