How to make Tamarind Cooler - Very refreshing – ideal to serve during hot summer days.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tamarind paste (इमली की पेस्ट ), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Tamarind Cooler Recipe Card

Tamarind Cooler

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Tamarind Cooler Recipe

  • Tamarind paste 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Ginger grated 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon 1

  • Roasted cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Ice cubes as required

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Drinking soda For topping


Step 1

Heat 3 cups water in a non-stick pan. Add sugar, tamarind paste and ginger, stir and boil for a minute. Remove from heat and cool down to room temperature.

Step 2

Slice lemon and remove seeds. Coarsely crush cumin seeds.

Step 3

Place lots of ice cubes into 4 individual tall glasses. Add 2-3 lemon slices and ¼ tablespoon lemon juice in each glass.

Step 4

Divide crushed cumin seeds and the tamarind mixture equally into each and top with drinking soda.

Step 5

Serve chilled.