Tamarind, tomato and cucumber salad is a wonderful side to roasted or grilled dishes. This crunchy salad has a bit if spice plus a hint of sweet and sour taste from the tamarind.
2 teaspoons tamarind puree
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon hot water
250g cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 cucumber, finely chopped
1 red onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, coarsely chopped
Salt and ground white pepper to taste
Place the tamarind puree, sugar and water in a small bowl. Mix well. Season it with salt and pepper.
Next, combine the tomatoes, cucumbers and onions in a medium sized bowl. Add the tamarind mixture and toss until the vegetables are coated. Refrigerate for at least thirty minutes.
Add the coriander before serving. Serve chilled.
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