Tamarind is an important ingredient in Indian cuisine and for anyone interested in cooking Indian food. It imparts a sour flavor, which balances out the spicy dishes. Tamarind powder is great for cooking as a souring agent, with light tangy flavor and mild sweetness that blends well with other spices. The tamarind is a treasured ingredient in Thai and Indian cuisine. The powders are made of dehydrated tamarind fruit, and can be used as a substitute for fresh tamarind. They can be added directly to sauces, curries, soups, or savory dishes.
Yogis Herbs Dehydrated Tamarind Powder is a perfect ingredient for authentic Indian recipes, or for making meat dishes and chutneys. With its rich, tart flavor, Tamarind Powder will make your dishes taste authentic from any region in India.
Tamarind is a rich source of essential amino acids, phytochemicals and vitamins. In traditional medicine, it has so many well known health benefits. According to World Health Organization report, tamarind fruit is an ideal source of all essential amino acids
Tamarindus indica L., commonly known as Tamarind tree is one of the most important multipurpose tropical fruit tree species in the Indian subcontinent. Tamarind fruit was at first thought to be produced by an Indian palm, as the name Tamarind comes from a Persian word “Tamar-I-hind,” meaning date of India. Its name “Amlika” in Sanskrit indicates its ancient presence in the country. It is used traditionally in abdominal pain, diarrhea and dysentery, helminthes infections, wound healing, malaria and fever, constipation, inflammation, cell cytotoxicity, gonorrhea, and eye diseases. It has numerous chemical values and is rich in phytochemicals, and hence the plant is reported to possess antidiabetic activity, antimicrobial activity, antivenomic activity, antioxidant activity, antimalarial activity, hepatoprotective activity, antiasthmatic activity, laxative activity, and anti-hyperlipidemic activity. Every part of the plant from root to leaf tips is useful for human needs.