Tamarind Beef Satay with Hot & Cold Cucumber Mint Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 1½ pounds beef, hanger of flank steak preffered, cut into strips and pound thin Wooden Skewers, pre-soaked 2 tablespoons tamarind paste 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, grated 1 shallot, chopped fine Zest of 1 lime Juice of 3 limes 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon sambal Hot & […]

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Tamarind Chutney

Makes about 1¼ cups INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon fennel seeds ½ teaspoon asafetida (optional) ½ teaspoon Garam Masala 2 cups water 1¼ cups sugar 3 tablespoons tamarind concentrate DIRECTIONS Heat the oil and spices in a medium saucepan over medium-high […]

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Tamarind Rice

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon plus 1½ teaspoons tamarind concentrate ½ cup warm water 3 tablespoons canola oil ½ cup unsalted peanuts (preferably unroasted), roughly chopped 1 tablespoon mustard seeds 16 curry leaves, roughly torn (optional) 6 dried red chiles (optional) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ¾ teaspoon turmeric 1 large red onion, quartered and thinly […]

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