The pods of the tamarind tree yield a sweet-sour pulp that flavors many Dutch, Indonesian, and East Indian dishes. You can find tamarind paste in specialty food stores or online at and A little goes a long way, so measure carefully.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2003


Recipe Summary

5 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place all ingredients in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on high 5 hours. Discard lemongrass. Place half of the potato mixture in blender, and process until smooth. Pour the pureed potato mixture into a large bowl. Repeat procedure with the remaining potato mixture.


Nutrition Facts

133 calories; calories from fat 14%; fat 2.1g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 27.2g; fiber 3.1g; iron 0.8mg; sodium 627mg; calcium 27mg.