Tamarind Ice Cream
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6
  • •1 cup tamarind pods
  • •1 cup water
  • •1 cup brown sugar
  • •2 cups heavy cream
  • •1 cup whole milk
  • •1 TBSP lemon juice
  1. Clean the pods by peeling off the shells.
  2. In a small saucepan boil tamarind, water and sugar for about 5 minutes.
  3. Whisk the mixture vigorously to separate the tamarind pulp from the seeds.
  4. Strain the mixture using a fine strainer to retain the seeds and stems of the tamarind.
  5. Refrigerate until cold.
  6. In a large bowl combine tamarind mixture, cream, milk and lemon juice. Pour on your ice cream maker and follow the factory instructions.
  7. When the mixture is thick, pour in a plastic container, seal and freeze for 2-4 hours.
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at http://whatscookingmexico.com/2008/08/15/keeping-cool/