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.
- Tamarind is used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine to treat digestion problems.
How to Choose
- Choose clean, unbroken pods if available.
How to Store
- Store refrigerated up to 1 month.
When are they in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of Thailand