Tamarind Sauce

November 9, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Tamarind Sauce

Khmer ethnic sweet, sour, and spicy tamarind sauce is delicious for dipping meat or seafood.


1/3 cup of water
2 tablespoons of seedless tamarind pulps
2 tablespoons of sugar
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
2 cloves of garlic, crushed (option)
2 chopped hot pepper (option)

Directions to make Tamarind Sauce

  1. Put water and tamarind in a small sauce-pan, stirs and cook till water bubbling.
  2. Add sugar, fish sauce, garlic and hot chili pepper, stirs till sugar dissolved, removed from heat, let it cool before serve.
  3. Note: Tamarind absorb liquid very fast like sponge, add more fish sauce as you eat. If you like sweeter, add more sugar. More fish sauce if you like it saltier.
  4. Always taste the sauce to your liking before serve.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Hoisin Dipping Sauce

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 146

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏34g 12%
Dietary Fiber ‏1g 4%
Protein ‏2g 4%
Sodium ‏1706mg 74%
Sugars ‏28g 56%


15 min


10 min




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