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Ginger-Tamarind Sauce

Cuisine: Chinese
Courses: Vegetarian
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2   - round ball tamarind in
1/4 cup 59ml-- boiling water
  Tamarind residue from
1/2 cup 118ml-- boiling water
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCornstarch
1 tablespoon 15mlShredded fresh ginger

Recipe Instructions

Put tamarind residue in a non-metallic bowl, add 1/2 cup boiling water, and let soak for 30 minutes. Mash the residue and extract as much tamarind essence as possible, squeezing it hard, into a bowl. Discard the fibrous residue.

Put tamarind water in a non-metallic pan along with cornstarch, mix well and bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes. Turn off heat and stir in ginger shreds.

Note: For a hotter flavor, stir 4 chopped hot green chilies into sauce.

Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking, by Julie Sahni


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