Tamarind (Imli) Brown
It produces pods filled with paste-like, sweet-sour fruit.
It can be used in sauces, marinades, chutneys, drinks and desserts. Most commonly used in preparation of Rasam in South India.
- Tamarind pulp contains antioxidant plant compounds that may protect against heart disease and oxidative damage.
- Tamarind contains a good amount of magnesium, an important mineral that plays a role in over 600 functions in the body.
- Several studies show that tamarind can combat many different microbes.
Tamarind pulp can also be used as a metal polish. It contains tartaric acid, which helps remove tarnish from copper and bronze.