A seed pod from the tamarind tree that is used extensively in South-East Asian and Indian cooking to flavour curries, chutneys and bean dishes. Tamarind has a unique sweet and sour flavour and comes in seeded and paste form and most commonly in a block form.
Tamarind fruit contains certain health benefiting essential volatile chemical compounds, like minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber. Tamarind has many medicinal properties as it contains many volatile phytochemicals such as limonene, geraniol, safrole, cinnamic acid, methyl salicylate, pyrazine and alkylthiazoles. In addition Tamarind has tartaric acid which helps the body protect from harmful free radicals.
Terra Green's Tamarind is certified under NPOP AND NOP standards of organic certification.