Dry imli, tamarind is a kitchen essential. The tamarind tree is mostly cultivated in Asia and Mexico, warm and dry regions. In food and beverages, it is mostly used for adding tangy flavor. Asia is also one of the large consumers of tamarind, Asian people use it for preparing curries and chutneys. Food processing companies also use this as major ingredient in making candies and pickles. It is beneficial for health in many ways. It is a powder house of nutrients, like vitamin C, carotene, magnesium and potassium. The problems that can be treated with tamarind, are as follows:
- Liver problems
- Stomach disorders
- Cold & fever
Not just medical, food and beverage industries, this is beneficial for skin and health.