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Tamarind Candy (Imli Goli) recipe

Tamarind Candy (Imli Goli)

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
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From 2 ratings
Prep Time
1hr
Cook Time
30min
Total Time
1hr 30min
IndianAppetiserVegetarianVeganDairy-FreeGluten-Free

Perfect for satisfying sweet and tangy cravings, the Tamarind Candy or Imli Goli is a delectable and digestive treat that is sure to be a crowd favourite. Filled with the delicious sweetness of jaggery and the sour and spicy flavour of tamarind, it is a must-have for anyone who loves trying new things in life!

Ingredients

20 Servings
  • 400g
    Seedless Tamarind
  • 500g
    Jaggery
  • 1/2cup
    Powdered Sugar
  • 1tbsp
    Red Chilli Powder
  • 1tbsp
    Black Salt
  • 1tbsp
    Roasted Cumin Powder

Method

  1. Soak the tamarind in warm water for an hour till it is soft. Mix and mash with your palm and sieve the entire pulp in a bowl.

    Step 1.1: Soak the tamarind in warm water for an hour till it is soft
    Step 1.2: Soak the tamarind in warm water for an hour till it is soft
  2. Put the jaggery in a deep pan or karahi. Stir it continuously on a low flame till it melts.

    Step 1.1: Put the jaggery in a deep pan or karahi
  3. Stir in the red chilli powder, black salt and roasted cumin powder and cook for about a minute.

    Step 1.1: Stir in the red chilli powder, black salt and roasted cumin powder and cook for about a minute
    Step 1.2: Stir in the red chilli powder, black salt and roasted cumin powder and cook for about a minute
  4. Now add the tamarind pulp and mix it nicely. Keep stirring continuously, so the jaggery does not stick to the bottom. Cook till the mixture is thick and does not drip off the ladle.

    Step 1.1: Now add the tamarind pulp and mix it nicely
  5. When done, remove the mixture to a plate and let it cool till room temperature.

    Step 1.1: When done, remove the mixture to a plate and let it cool till room temperature
    Step 1.2: When done, remove the mixture to a plate and let it cool till room temperature
  6. Grease your finger and palm slightly with oil, and make small balls of the mixture.

    Step 1.1: Grease your finger and palm slightly with oil, and make small balls of the mixture
  7. Roll the balls in powdered sugar to coat them evenly.

Tips & Tricks

  1. For better shelf life, store in an air-tight container or a glass bottle and refrigerate.

Reviews

5.0
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From 2 ratings
l

leila

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Great recipe. These are so addictive!

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aishapatel

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Love this recipe. The candy turned out perfect. Cant wait ot make it again!

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