IIJalJeera II

Ingredients:(Serves :4)

  • 50 gms / 2oz. tamarind
  • 21/2 cups warm water
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • A pinch of asafoetida powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black salt
  • 1 tsp white cumin seeds (dry-roasted and ground)
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 11/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • Batter Drops (Bondi) to garnish


  • Soak the tamarind pulp in the warm water for about 15 minutes.
  • Then mash and blend it thoroughly. Push the liquid through a sieve and discard the residue.
  • Add the garam masala, asafoetida, salt, chili powder. sugar, cumin, lemon juice and mint. Mix together thoroughly.
  • Serve chilled garnished with few batter drops and stir before drinking.