Sari Asam Jawa - Tamarind Juice

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 45 mins

Serves: 8


  • 250 gram tamarind flesh (Indonesian: daging asam Jawa)
  • 2 liter water
  • 150 gram palm sugar (Indonesian: gula Jawa)
  • 150 gram sugar


  1. Place tamarind flesh and water in a pot and bring to a boil. Strain to remove seeds and pulps. Try to squeeze to get every last drop of the tamarind essence.
  2. Return the strained tamarind juice to the pot. Add palm sugar and sugar and bring to a boil. Once all the sugar has dissolved, turn of heat and transfer to a pitcher.
  3. Serve chilled with ice cubes.

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