Authentic Thai Recipe Ingredient: Madras thorn

Photo of Madras thorn and How it is Used in Authentic Thai Recipes.

Madras thorn

มะขามเทศ (Makham thet)
Madras thorn looks and tastes similar to Tamarind, but is said to be less strongly flavored. It is eaten as a fruit in Thailand. The name in Thai is Makham thet, which means "foreign Makham".

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