Organic Tamarind from OrganicSiri®
Chintapandu, both raw and cooked, are widely utilized in Asian cuisine. They are used in curries, sauces and dips as a condiment, also used as a main element in several cuisines, along with rice, fish and meat. Their pulp contains a variety of nutrients that can boost health.
Tamarindus indica L.
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They contain significant amounts of all the essential amino acids and antioxidants. They are rich in B vitamins, especially thiamine and folate. Because of their tartaric acid and potassium content; they are believed to have the ability to relax abdominal muscles. Their high nutritional content makes them a valuable food for most.
How to use Tamarind
Before consuming the fruit, it must be first removed from its pod. Crack the cinnamon-brown shell that encases the pod with fingers. Veins or coarse strands of fiber that run lengthwise along the pod should be discarded. Because the paste is acidic, it can also be used to tenderize a hunk of protein. Blend a piece of tamarind pulp with coconut chutney, or cilantro chutney for an extra taste. It is used to prepare chaat, like dahi vada, bhel puri, samosa, or kachori chaat, as tamarind chutney, a sweet-and-sour condiment that is a mixture of tamarind extract, jaggery and spices. Dust roasted peanuts with powdered tamarind for a tasty snack. Its sweet and sour taste is ideal for dips and sauces. It is also added to curries, kadhis and dals, in pulp form.
Training and pruning is an essential step for maintaining healthy trees. Young plants need to be provided support using bamboo stick. Irrigation is essential for young plants, especially during dry spells and summer months. Imli from OrganicSiri are grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Imli can be stored for a long time when stored properly. Store complete pods at room temperature in a cool, dark place. After opening, store the pods in the refrigerator tightly wrapped or capped, they will last for at least three months. With a sharp, heavy knife, cut off the amount intended to utilize. If stored at room temperature, they may last for a number of weeks, depending on the weather. They can also be stored in the refrigerator in the form of pulp.
The tree grow year round with summer being peak for harvest.
How to buy Organic Tamarind
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