- The majority of people from the coast enjoy this tasty and healthy sauce.
- Tamarind sauce, as the name suggests, is made from the fruit itself.
Ukwaju is a famous if not popular sauce, especially in the Swahili culture.
The majority of people from the coast enjoy this tasty and healthy sauce.
Tamarind sauce, as the name suggests, is made from the fruit itself.
It can be eaten wholly as fruit, or juice or made into a sauce.
Here's how to make the sauce at home;
- 10 Tamarind fruits
- 1 Onion
- 2 Garlic cloves
- Small piece of ginger
- ½ a teaspoon Salt
Remove the seeds of the tamarind from their shells.
Chop the onions into diced pieces.
Blend the garlic and garlic into a smooth consistency.
Put them in a bowl and add water.
Soak them overnight.
Stir them and take out the seeds and pour the juice into a sufuria.
Add the blended ginger-garlic paste into the sufuria.
Add the onions and keep stirring under moderate heat.
You can add some chilly if you want some extra spice to it.
Stir for a while and leave it to simmer for about five minutes.
Set aside in a jar.
You can serve it with your favourite roasted dishes such as meat or potatoes.