Refreshing Strong Tamarind Juice

Juisi Ya Ukwaju Na Ubuyu

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Ingredients:

4 ounces tamarind seeds with pulp, (seeds with pulp) 7
1/2 cups cold water, divided
3/4 to 1 cup sugar or more (depending on how tangy the tamarind is)
1/2 cup ubuyu powder {Baobab fruit powder}

 

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Method
A} Wash and rinse off the tamarind pulp. Put in a good size of a pot
B} Put 2 cup of water and bring to a boil. Combine boiling water and tamarind pulp in a good size of a bowl. Now mash with a fork, let stand for 1 to 2 hours, then mash tamarind again.
C} Press through a sieve into a bowl, pressing pulp firmly against the sieve to extract all liquid. Discard solids.
D} Combine tamarind liquid and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat.
E} Add sugar and 1/2 cup ubuyu powder {Baobab fruit powder} bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
F} Reduce heat, and simmer for about 3 to 5 minutes or until liquid thickens slightly.
G} Remove from heat and a set aside to cool 5 minutes.
H} Combine tamarind syrup with remaining 5 cups of water in a large pitcher
I} Put in the fridge for few minutes to 1 hour
K} Serve over ice
Enjoy!

 

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Health Benefits of Tamarind

1) Improves Digestion. Tamarind has long been considered a natural laxative and its dietary fiber content is a major reason for this property
2) Protects Heart Health
3) Manages Diabetes
4) Anti-inflammatory Capacity
5) Boosts Immunity
6) Improves Circulation
7) Improves Nerve Function
8) Weight Loss

 

What Is Tamarind?
Tamarind is a leguminous tree belonging to the Fabaceae family and indigenous to tropical Africa. The tamarind tree produces edible, pod-like fruits, which are used extensively in cuisines around the world.

 

Calories in tamarind juice

Nutrition Facts
tamarind – juice
Servings:
1.0

Calories 120 Sodium 0 mg
Total Fat 0 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 0 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 0 g
Trans 0 g Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 0%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Written by Farhat

Farhat Abbas

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