The best tamarind paste available on the market is from Classic Ayurveda. Tamarind paste is an important ingredient in Asian and African cuisine and serves as a healthy alternative to vinegar or lemon juice.
Tamarind is also called Indian date (Tamarindus Indica) and contains valuable ingredients. It is full of minerals, which makes the tamarind an interesting addition to the daily diet, not only for vegans and vegetarians. The fruit contains water, fiber and carbohydrates as well as iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin D. There are also large amounts of tartaric acid and cinnamic acid. The tamarind has a slight laxative effect, so you shouldn't use tamarind every day.
Tamarind in the kitchen
The tamarind flowers can be used to make delicious salads and the tamarind paste can be used to make refreshing lemonade drinks. This tamarind paste is mainly used in the kitchen in the form of chutneys, confectionery and sweet and sour curries. There are also countless African, South American and Persian dishes made with tamarind.
European cuisine has also added tamarind to British Worcester sauce since the 19th century.
Tamarind effect in Ayurveda
The tamarind has an antiseptic and mild laxative effect. Ayurveda explains this by the acidic Rasa (taste). The so-called Property (Virya) is heating, the taste of digestion (Vipaka) is also angry. The effect of tamarind on the doshas is Vata reducing and Pitta / Kapha stimulating. The tamarind fruit is also common in addictions used like alcoholism. A syrup is made from dates, black raisins, pomegranate, Indian gooseberry (Amla fruit) and tamarind. Best quality in Ayurveda paradise:
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