Tamarind Cooler

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 11 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 3 hr 6 min
  • Yield: 4 serving
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

4 cups boiling water

1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

2 to 3 tablespoons minced crystallized ginger

2 tablespoons tamarind paste

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, or more to taste

Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the boiling water, brown sugar, ginger, and tamarind paste until the mixture is combined well. Let steep for 5 to 6 minutes, then add the lemon juice and let the mixture cool. Strain it through a fine sieve set over a pitcher and chill for 2 to 3 hours. Divide the cooler among tall glasses filled with ice cubes and a mint sprig.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How to Chop and Melt Chocolate

Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.