Soy Tamarind Sauce has a spicy, sweet, and sour taste. It's a delicious and versatile dipping sauce, similar to Tamarind Chutney, and knows no bounds when it comes to cultural cuisine.

Tamarind comes in pods, slabs, and as paste in jars.

• tamarind slab • water • soy sauce • apple cider vinegar  • sambal oelek ground chili paste • sea salt • ginger powder • brown sugar


Tear tamarind paste into chunks and add to a medium saucepan.

Cover with water and soy sauce.

Simmer over low to medium heat for 5 minutes, then mash to extract the pulp.

Strain tamarind pulp over a bowl.

Don't forget to scrape the pulp that collects on the bottom of the strainer!

Add vinegar, chili paste, salt, and ginger powder. Stir to blend ingredients.

Stir brown sugar into the tamarind mixture; simmer for a few minutes over low heat to dissolve the sugar.

Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. 


Serve with  Lumpia

Sambousek, or your favorite appetizer!