Mango Tamarind

Mango Tamarind

Nafis Mango and Tamarind


Nafis mango and tamarind sauce is hot, sweet, and tangy. This intense and fresh fruity blend will be the best hot sauce topping for a lot of snacks like tacos or to spice up your hummus. 

It makes a perfect marinade to grill, broil or sear white meat, salmon, shrimp, or even added to a ceviche. It mixes surprisingly well in a salad dressing and gives a fun touch to your avocado salads. 

It’s also great for digestion and everyone will agree... it’s crucial!


Mangos are one of the most popular fruits in the world. The aromatic fruits of an evergreen tree (Mangifera indica), it’s surprisingly from the same family member of the cashew & pistachio flowering plants. Mangos were first grown in India over 5,000 years ago. Mango seeds traveled with humans from Asia to the Middle East, to East Africa and South America beginning around 300 or 400 A.D. 

Mango enzymes aid the breakdown and digestion of protein, and also probiotic dietary fiber, which keeps the digestive tract working efficiently, particularly green mangoes.

High in vitamin C & helps in the production of vitamin A Ideal for the skin and its natural sugar has a low glycemic index.


Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) bearing edible fruit that is indigenous to tropical Africa and was widely planted in India & Asia & later South America because of the similar climate during the spice trade. The tamarind tree produces brown, pod-like fruits that contain a sweet, tangy pulp, which is in a brown hard shell. 

The fruit exhibits laxative effects due to its high quantities of malic acid, tartaric acid, magnesium & potassium. 


Fun facts about these fruits:

Buddha was always meditating under Mango trees.

Tamarind seeds were a currency in Tropical Africa.

Tamarind pulp is found in the classic Worcestershire Sauce.

The young green pod acts as a pickling agent or as a means of making certain poisonous yams in Ghana safe for human consumption.

The fruit pulp is acid so used to polish brass, copper, and bronze.