Tamarind drink
Prep Time
10 mins
Soaking time
8 hrs
Total Time
10 mins
Enjoy the health benefits of tamarind in a refreshing chilled drink. Sweet and sour drink that is going to make your taste buds thank you.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican, Middle East
Keyword: sweet tamarind, tamaring juice
Servings: 7 concenterated cups
Calories: 119.5 kcal
Author: Amira
  • 1 paket 350g tamarind .
  • 2 liter of cold water.
  • Sugar to your preference.
  1. In a deep pot or glass bowl, cut up tamarind paste to relatively small pieces.
  2. Pour in cold water, cover for 8 hours, try to stir a couple of times in between. (Note1), (Note2).
  3. Strain with a fine fine mesh sieve.
  4. Add sugar to your liking and mix in a blender. Pour in a cups with some ice.

  5. Another option for serving is serving it accompanied by sugar and more cold water so everyone can adjust his/her own cup
Recipe Notes

Note1: If you are in a hurry you can use hot water and this will cut the soaking time to 4 hours.
Note2: Some people like to boil the tamarind with the water, I’ve never used this method and I’ve heard that it decreases the tamarind health benefits.
Nutrition facts are calculated without sugar.

Nutrition Facts
Tamarind drink
Amount Per Serving
Calories 119.5
% Daily Value*
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 314mg9%
Carbohydrates 31.3g10%
Fiber 2.6g11%
Sugar 19.4g22%
Protein 1.4g3%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 37mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.