Tamarind is a plant with sour & delicious fruit which trickles once taste buds.
The English name "Tamarind" is derived from the persian word "Tamar-i-Hind",
which means "Date of India".
plant shows pinnately compound leaves, with a tangy sour taste which is use as a
vegetable by some triable people in India.
plant bear small beautiful flowers, which develop into a sickle -shaped pod with a smooth shiny seed. Seeds are grinded to flour, which is use to make many Indian dishes.
the reddish pulp is used in making curries and chutneys, and in "rasam", "sambhar",etc.
south indian dishes cannot be made without this pulp.Due to its usefulness & appearance it is called (Date Of India)