Tamarind – Tomato – Tequila – Cinnamon

This cocktail is a fantastic interpretation of the classic margarita cocktail and an example of how the tamarind can be used for any aspect of your menu. Don’t hesitate to learn more about the tamarind, the Colombian staple ingredient!

The Tamarind Cocktail

In essence, this margarita inspired recipe has more pit. The aroma links between all the ingredients used are proof of that.

The floral aroma of the cherry tomatoes are emphasized by the addition of the tomato ketchup that also shares the same floral aroma. Moreover, the tomato ketchup has the spicy aroma, the main component of tequila. Tequila also has a specific spicy-vanilla aroma, one that both cinnamon and tamarind also have. The combination of the floral and spicy aromas is what makes this drink delicious.

The chili pepper powder however, is a mystery. While it does not share similar aromas the the other ingredients, its spicy effect is still the perfect final touch that completes the cocktail.

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Tamarind Paste

  • 100 g Water
  • 50 g Tamarind

Bring water to the boil and pour on the tamarind. Let cool and place in the refrigerator overnight. Sieve.

Glass Rim Assembly

  • 5 g Salt
  • 0,1 g Chili pepper , powder
  • 0,1 g Cinnamon , powder

Mix the ingredients.Rub the edge of a cocktail glass with a lime slice. Press the rim of a chilled glass into the mixture to rim the edge.


  • 100 g Cherry tomato
  • 40 ml Tamarind paste
  • 10 ml Sugar syrup
  • 10 ml Tomato ketchup
  • 45 ml Tequila
  • 40 g Crushed ice

Blend all ingredients and mix. Strain into the glass.

Don’t forget to check out our unique tamarind entree and dessert!

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