How to make Tamarind Juice

Tamarind Juice

Tamarind juice is a very fresh summer drink and very tasty. To make a drink of tamarind fill a glass to 3/4cold water, add the 2 or more of tamarind juice it depend on the taste. Then fill the other ¼ of the glass with cold water and refrigerate the rest of the juice.


1 lb         tamarind (also known as St.Jhon’s Bread)

1½ lb     sugar     

12            cups water

Juice of 2 lemons


Cut the Tamarind to small pieces then put them in the saucepan, add the water and let them soak for at least 7-8 hours or through the night. After has been soaked mash them very well then put them through a very fine strainer and in second time put them in the cheesecloth and squeeze most of the tamarind out. Put the tamarind in a saucepan add  sugar and  boil for 5-7 minutes  with stirring from time to time and by scoping the heavy froth out. Then add the lemon juice and leave it for few minutes. Remove from heat to cool down.

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