Bengali Mango-Tamarind Barbecue Sauce

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 33


1 1/2 cups Tamarind Water (see recipe under "Ground Meat, Burgers and Sausages") or frozen tamarind puree, thawed
1 cup mango, diced, ripe
1 onion, medium, finely chopped
1 piece green bell pepper (3 x 2 inches), finely chopped
2 serrano chile, or jalapeno chiles, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon ginger, fresh, minced
3 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed, dark brown, or more to taste
1/4 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped fresh
1 tablespoon lime juice, fresh


1. Place the Tamarind Water, mango, onion, bell pepper, chiles, ginger, 3 tablespoons sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until the mango and onion are very soft, about 20 minutes, stirring often. Stir in the cilantro and lime juice and remove from the heat.

2. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor and process to a purée. Taste for seasoning, adding sugar or salt as necessary the sauce should be both sweet and sour.

3. Transfer to small individual serving bowls and serve at room temperature. The sauce will keep, tightly covered in the refrigerator, for several days.

Makes about 1 3/4 cups

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 33
Calories from Fat: 0

This Bengali Mango-Tamarind Barbecue Sauce recipe is from the The Barbecue Bible Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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