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Please: A substitute for tamarind paste.

asked by mainecoon over 5 years ago
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added over 5 years ago

pomegranate molasses.. (you should get it at any middle eastern grocery store) or simply boil down a bottle of pomegranate juice (with no additives) till it thickens, 1 liter of juice yields about 1/3rd to 1/2 a cup (less if you really thicken it)

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added over 5 years ago

mix some fresh lemon juice, worcestershire sauce, and a dash of ketchup (I don't have measurements - I do everything by taste)

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added over 5 years ago

Tamarind paste has a strong fruity body, so in desperate times, if Panfusine's advice for pomegranate molasses is also an impossibility, I'd go for a very high quality lemon marmalade, or mango chutney, or any other sweet-tart fruity mix. They won't have the same depth as the tamarind, but they will do the trick.

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added 29 days ago

Thank you!

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added over 5 years ago

Totally agree with nogaga. Keelers lime marmalade comes to mind,

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added over 4 years ago

Quince paste would also work. Whole Foods carries it in the Specialty Department.

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added over 4 years ago

Is quince paste just boiled quince, or more like a jelly Sweetened? Thank you.