Think of this as a sweet-sour Indian version of coleslaw. Tamarind paste and palm sugar can be found in Asian markets. Substitute brown sugar for palm sugar, if desired.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2005


Credit: Jan Smith

Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine pitted dates and coleslaw in a large bowl.

  • Combine hot water and tamarind paste in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Stir in yogurt, sugar, and salt. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss well. Chill 30 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

71 calories; calories from fat 7%; fat 0.6g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 15.3g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 105mg; calcium 90mg.