Sunday, 20 November 2022



Tamarind  is a well Known ingredient used in Indian cuisine. In Tamil Nadu tamarind is highly a part of the daily diet. Sambhar is prepared using dal and tamarind. Chutneys, pickles , stew and various dishes are prepared in the house holds of South India using tamarind.

The tamarind tree is widely found in rural areas and on the both sides of the high ways. The leaves, fruit, seed and wood of the tree is extensively useful for humans.

Here we get in detail with the  leaves of the Tamarind tree. How they are used in cooking and what are its benefits and a special recipe of it

Tamarind leaves are green in color and  are thin longitudinal in shape. These are fresh and available in full quantities in the spring season. With their unique flavour, they make for an amazing garnish on both raw and cooked salads. They are also known to be used in soups in general.

Tamarind leaves have high dose of antioxidants which will help to get rid of free radicals.

Tamarind leaves contain antiseptic properties that accelerate wound healing

Tamarind leaves can be used as an ideal treatment for tooth ache and bad breath..

Scurvy, also known as Sailor's disease, occurs due to the deficiency of Vitamin C. The symptoms of scurvy are bleeding gums and nails, fatigue and so on. Tamarind has high ascorbic level acid content because of which it is prescribed to cure the disease.

Tamarind leaves  possess anti-inflammatory properties. and so they are helpful in curing joint pains and other inflammations.

Tamarind leaves are rich in anti-dandruff and anti-bacterial properties. Including tamarind leaves can keep you away from scalp issues. Not only this, but they also help in hair growth and strength.

Tamarind is  a part of  herbal, medicinal, and culinary  branches with multiple features and properties. Use tamarind in your diet and enjoy more than tangy, pulpy, fruity flavours and tastes.

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