Tamarind

Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) (from Arabic: تمر هندی‎, romanized tamar hind, "Indian date") is a tree in the family Fabaceae indigenous to tropical Africa. The genus Tamarindus is a monotypic taxon, having only a single species.

The tamarind tree produces edible, pod-like fruit which are used extensively in cuisines around the world. Other uses include traditional medicines and metal polishes. The wood can be used in carpentry. Because of the tamarind's many uses, cultivation has spread around the world in tropical and subtropical zones.

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Kinhal Craft - Method
... The paste used for joining the various parts is made of tamarind seeds and pebbles ... slivered into pieces, dried, powdered, and mixed with saw dust and tamarind seed paste is made into kitta ... kitta is applied by hand all over, and small pieces of cotton are stuck on it with the tamarind paste ...
Tamarind - Research
... In hens, tamarind has been found to lower cholesterol in their serum, but not in the yolks of the eggs they layed ... there is insufficient evidence to recommend tamarind for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia or diabetes ...
Canh Chua
... (and sometimes also other vegetables such as okra or bạc hà), and bean sprouts, in a tamarind-flavored broth ... The sour taste of the soup comes from tamarind, which is mixed with a small amount of hot water the mixture is then stirred for a few moments to release all the ...
Chintapally, Nalgonda
... "Chinta" in the Telugu language means "Tamarind" ... During olden days, it was known for large-sized tamarind trees across the village ... way to the village, you can see the many tamarind trees for which this village acquired its name ...
June Wayne - Tamarind Lithography Workshop
... With the foundation's assistance, Wayne opened the Tamarind Lithography Workshop (named for its street location in Hollywood), in 1960 ... were invited to do short residencies at Tamarind, when they would work with master printers to produce lithographs ... Some artists, like Tamarind's first artist-in-residence, Romas Viesulas, already had experience as print makers, while others who came to Tamarind, such as Richard Diebenkorn, Sam Francis, Rufino Tamayo ...