Hath Tok

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Hath Tok

Bengali sweet and sour tamarind drink.

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Serves 2
Main Ingredients Tamarind

This is a Bengali recipe which includes tamarind pulp and green chillies along with lemon to make a refreshing drink. It's soothing and tasty and can be served chilled along with your food or after it.


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  • 2 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 green chilli
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tsp rock salt
  • 250 ml water
  • ½ tsp mustard oil

Hath Tok Ingredients

Hath Tok Ingredients


  1. In a pan bring the water to a boil.
  2. Add the sugar and stir constantly so that it dissolves. Once the sugar is dissolved let it simmer for a minute. Transfer it to a wide bowl and let it cool down completely.
  3. Once the sugar syrup is cooled down, add the tamarind pulp and mix it well with your hand so that it dissolves completely.
  4. Add the lemon juice and rock salt.
  5. Add the green chilli and mash it completely. Mix everything well.
  6. Add ½ tsp mustard oil for flavor and mix well.
  7. Taste and adjust the salt.
  8. Serve chilled.

Serving Instructions

Serve it chilled with ice cubes or as it is.


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