Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 ml Tamarind cake

  2. 3/4 c Boiling water

  3. 1/3 c Raisins

  4. 1 tb Sugar

  5. 1 ts Roasted, ground cumin seeds

  6. 1 ts Lemon juice

  7. 1/4 To 1/2 teaspoon powdered

  8. 1 hour. Soak the raisins in

  9. 1/3 cup hot water for 1 hour. Puree the raisins in a blender and set aside. Squeeze the tamarind with fingers to break it up; push through a sieve held over a bowl, rubbing as much of the pulp through as possible. Scrape the back of the sieve to collect all the pulp remaining there. Stir in the pureed raisins and all the remaining ingredients. Blend the mixture well, cover and let stand at room temperature for several hours. Serve with fried foods and savory pastries. It will keep in the refrigerator several days. Variation: Add thin slices of

  10. 1 banana and serve as a relish. SF Chron

  11. 4/89 Posted by Stephen Ceideburg; January


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