Tag Archives: Tamarind


Chatpate Aloo (Spicy Stir-Fry Potatoes)

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Chatpate Aloo or spicy stir-fry potatoes is a tangy and delicious spicy dish. These Stir-fried potatoes with green chili and tamarind give a very unique flavor. Chatpate Aloo is perfect as a delicious appetizer or you can serve them as a side dish with any meal.

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Creating a new Tofu recipe!

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Recently my husband Alex mentioned that while he enjoys my usual tofu dishes, he would like me to prepare a new tofu dish. He wanted something with Asian-inspired flavors. I was ready to take on this challenge, as I am not too familiar with Asian cooking. He wanted to try a tofu dish that had […]

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Dahi Vada

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Dahi Vadas are lentil dumplings topped with a spicy savory yogurt and tamarind chutney. These are great as a side dish for a formal dinner or served as a chaat. Dahi vadad are made using wash urad dal or moong dal or with a combination of both dals using different proportions of dal.

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Sweet And Sour Tofu

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Tofu and vegetable cooked with the tamarind sauce makes a very unique flavorful dish. This Sweet and Sour Tofu dish is vegan-friendly and It is enjoyable for just about anybodies taste palette.

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Tamarind (imli)

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Tamarind’s acidic, juicy pulp is used to flavor a variety of foods. It is used as a souring agent in indian lentil dishes, curries and chutneys, where its flavor is more authentic than vinegar or lemon juice. Tamarind is considered a mild laxative and digestive.

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Tamarind Chutney

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This exotic sweet and sour chutney is a delicious condiment. This chutney can be called the ketchup of the east! Tamarind chutney is delicious with samosas, pakoras, drizzled over dahi vada, bhel poori, and any kind of chat. This is also delicious as a dipping sauce for French fries, as a spread over crackers, a zesty addition to a rice dish, and even as a veggie dip.

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