the pod of a large, tropical tree, Tamarindus indica, of the legume family, containing seeds enclosed in a juicy acid pulp that is used in beverages and food.
the tree itself.
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How to use tamarind in a sentence
In a small food processor, combine the peanut butter, kecap manis, tamarind paste, salt and cooked chiles and garlic.Indonesian sate skewers with peanut sambal are spicy, sour, sweet and salty, all at once | Daniela Galarza | September 9, 2021 | Washington Post
First I’ll sprout them and then simmer them with turmeric and tamarind for mooga mole randayi curry.Sick of Those Panic-Bought Beans? Try Sprouting Them | Aliza Abarbanel | April 15, 2021 | Eater
It is served atop tamarind butter sauce and topped with grilled pineapple salsa.A Magical Meal at Louie’s Backyard in the Conch Republic | Jane & Michael Stern | July 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Place the tamarind glaze in a squeeze bottle and drizzle decoratively over the top of the chop.
The garden afforded me more pleasure than the monuments—especially on account of the enormous tamarind-trees.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
During the boiling the buri must be tightly covered with tamarind leaves and not be allowed to project from the water.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
He was sitting beneath the shade of his favourite resort, the tamarind-tree, when he made this resolve.Martin Rattler | R.M. Ballantyne
The tamarind consists of a brown-shelled pod that contains a brown acid pulp and from three to ten seeds.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
At a little hole-in-the-wall stand on Virtudes Street he bought a glass of mouth-puckering tamarind juice.The Five Arrows | Allan Chase
British Dictionary definitions for tamarind
a leguminous tropical evergreen tree, Tamarindus indica, having pale yellow red-streaked flowers and brown pulpy pods, each surrounded by a brittle shell
the acid fruit of this tree, used as a food and to make beverages and medicines
the wood of this tree
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