This caramel pairs tangy tamarind with sugar, salt, and cayenne pepper, a twist on flavors found in tamarind candies from Thailand and Central America.
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This tamarind and coconut-enhanced take on a traditional lassi is downright refreshing, a little tart with just the right amount of sweet and smooth.
This tangy, spicy fish curry goes well with fluffy white rice. Use any firm fleshed fish of your choice (or even shrimp, if they're your preferred seafood).
This tangy dish embellished with peanuts and spices is a quick way to use up leftover rice.
Sweet and sour, this tamarind sauce is a flavorful Indian staple that's easy to prepare at home.
[Photograph: Leela Punyaratabandhu] Sour, sweet, and salty, this dish represents what people love about Thai cuisine. It may look complicated to make but it's quite easy. If you have hard-boiled eggs on hand, these son-in-law eggs will be ready in...
With the unique and original ingredient of tamarind bitters and artisanal spirits like Gran Classico, this Negroni-esque cocktail outdoes its inspiration.
This margarita is super tart and fresh, with the slightly earthy notes of tamarind and cinnamon coming through. Use a good 100% agave tequila, blanco or reposado. The spice of the tequila echoes beautifully though this cocktail, and a little Cointreau adds a hint of orangey sweetness.
If you can think of an ingredient, chances are that there is a recipe that utilizes it in Raghavan Iyer's 660 Curries. I would have never thought to incorporate hard-cooked eggs into a curry recipe, but it makes perfect sense....