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September 26, 2011 • 4 Comments

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Every weekday, we add something new -- and great -- to the Shop.

Today: Tamarind Concentrate from Kalustyan's

Tamarind Concentrate Kalustyan's

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almost 3 years ago garlic&lemon

Wow, I use a different one but it comes in the same kind of container with a yellow, green and red label. It has not turned my food alarmingly or ugly brown. Tamicon, Panipuri Paste, Tamarind Concentrate; imported by Frespo food Products: NH5, Golapur, Cuttack-753001, India. e-mail: [email protected]. It is, of course, very sour and does not have the "flowery" undertones of tamarind that you buy in a block with the seeds and reconstitute and then strain carefully. But sure is convenient! It is essential in one of our favorite recipes: Deborah Madison's Coconut Curry with Tofu and Lime (This Can't Be Tofu!).


almost 3 years ago Panfusine

as convenient as this is.. not a fan!, it turns food to a yucky brown color!


almost 3 years ago mtrelaun

Is there another brand you prefer?


almost 3 years ago Panfusine

Theres a much lighter pulpier brand (its Lakshmi I believe) that comes in glass jars.. No comparison to soaking & squeezing out the pulp from pods but definitely better than the dark color of the paste..