Frieda's Specialty Produce - Tamarindo Pods

Overview

What is a Tamarindo Pod?

  • Also known as Indian dates, Tamarindo or Tamarind are the edible pods of the Tamarind tree. The pod’s hard bark-like shell contains a very tart, lemon-apricot pulp and seeds. Tamarindo is used to make a refreshing Mexican beverage and also a sugar-coated candy-like confection.

How to Eat

  • Tamarindo pulp can be eaten raw or used to make a syrup to be used in drinks, chutneys, curries and other topical specialties. Store refrigerated up to 1 month; pulp can be frozen.

Health Benefits

How to Choose

  • Choose clean, unbroken pods if available.

How to Store

  • Store refrigerated up to 1 month.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Thailand

Recipes