Tuesday, July 13, 2010


Yummy sweet and sour tamarind drink is good for health during the summer. This fruit is rich in Vitamin C and Calcium. I am sure many of you have tasted tamarind cocktails in some deluxe restaurant and wish for more but .........., 'coz you want  to remain steady LOL, so now this drink is for those who want to cut short their alcohol intake but still want to enjoy some soul stealing taste.Tamarind supper cooler is  of your type! It's a great thirst quencher in hot summer afternoon and act as a body cooler. Have it and tell me you liked it or not.


Tamarind  lump  2 each the size of a lemon
Ginger   2 inch piece
Cinnamon stick  1 inch piece
Black salt     a dash 
Sugar   to tatse  
Lime juice   1 teaspoon
Lime wedge  few 
Soda    1 bottle (optional)
Boiling water  3 cups

To  Rim the glass  
Salt, pepper and honey


Take ginger, cinnamon and tamarind in your grinder and make a paste. Put the paste in a bowl along with salt and sugar and pour 3 cups of boiling water on top.Mix well. Cover and set aside to cool. Now strain with a strainer or a fine cloth.Leave the mixture to chill. Rim your glass with honey, salt and pepper. Now take some crushed ice in the glass pour mixture drop a lime wedge and lime juice then add the soda or if you don’t want carbonated drink you can simple add water . Mix a bit and your tamarind supper cooler is ready to sip.Garnish with lime wedge.
I am sure you will love it!

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Foodessa said...

The touch of black salt is very unique...and must give a very special twist to this refreshing cocktail.

Thanks for sharing and flavourful wishes,

Angie's Recipes said...

A really cool summer cocktail! Love the addition of black salt. Super!

Lazaro Cooks! said...

Fantastic drink. Love the salt, pepper and honey on the rim, great touch!