What Is Tamarind Used for?

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Tamarind is a medium-growth bushy tree that is used in different cultures for different reasons. It is used as a constituent of savory dishes or as pickling agent in Sudan and other African countries. The ripened fruit is eaten as a natural laxative and it is also used in desserts as a jam, mixed into juices or sweetened drinks, sorbets, ice creams and all types of snacks. In India, it is used for gastric and or digestion problems, and in cardioprotective activity.
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Tamarind is the name of a tree belonging to the family Fabaceae that is indigenous to tropical Africa. The tree bears a pod-like edible fruit that is between 12 and 15 centimetres. The fruit which is sweet and sour in taste is common in cuisine.
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Tamarind is used to flavour pulse dishes, rice dishes, or as an ingredient in sauces and side dishes for pork, fowl and fish.
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