How to Make Tamarind Drinks and Its Health Benefits

Tamarind drink is one of the most popular drinks circulating in the world, especially in Arab countries. It is also linked to the holy month of Ramadan because many people rely on it as one of the main drinks during this month. This drink is also known as “Refresco de Tamarindo”. Which is very popular in Latin America and typically sold in most Mexican food courts. So we will explain to you its components, method of preparation, and the most important benefits and harms, so follow us.

How to Make Tamarind Drink

This drink is simple and easy to prepare and the methods of preparing it are almost the same, and anyone can prepare it at home easily, and it does not need many ingredients.


Preparing tamarind drink needs:

  1. A cup of tamarind.
  2. 8 cups of water.
  3. A spoonful of rosewater.
  4. Sugar to sweeten as desired.
  5. If you want to avoid sugar then add stevia or sugar-free tablets

Tamarind drinks

How to Make Tamarind Drink

  1. Put the tamarind in a deep saucepan and put water on it until it covers the dates completely and leaves on the fire until it boils.
  2. Leave to cool and put in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  3. Then we pass the mixture through the sieve until the syrup comes down and the kernels and sticks remain and they are squeezed well until the mixture comes down without impurities,
  4. Rosewater is added to it and sweetened with sugar.
  5. Add ice cubes when serving.
  6. It can be stored in the refrigerator and drunk when needed.

Tamarind Drinks Making Tips

  1. Use ripe tamarind pods. Don’t use the green tamarind which is used for sinigang.
  2. Feel free to adjust the amount of water or simple syrup depending on the sweetness or acidity you prefer.
  3. If you want to skip separating the shell from the pods or if you’re unable to get fresh pods, you can buy tamarind blocks at Mexican grocery stores or online.
  4. Just check to make sure it’s pure tamarind without any additives.
  5. If serving over ice, prepare a stronger, more concentrated drink as the melted ice will soften the taste.
  6. Stir the drink before serving to redistribute any solids that have settled to the bottom.

Benefits of Tamarind Drink

  1. A refreshing juice helps to feel hydrated, which is why many people prefer to drink it after fasting in Ramadan.
  2. Tamarind juice contains ingredients that have a laxative effect on the intestines.
  3. My tamarind juice contains ingredients that fight some types of intestinal worms.
  4. Tamarind is used as a warm drink to relieve cold symptoms.
  5. Tamarind is used to relieve symptoms of early pregnancy nausea.

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