Tamarind Chili Dip (Nam prik ma kham sod)

Many Thai families often have nam prik of some sort served with fresh vegetables. This version has tamarind as a main ingredient.  And we always have fresh vegetable or boiled vegetable as a side. Taste of this nam prik should be spicy and sour by fresh tamarind.  Hou…mouth watering ding..ding….I love it!

  • Wash the tamarind in clean water, remove and drain.
  • Add garlic, chilies, dried shrimps, shrimp paste, and clean tamarind and finely pound.
  • Heat oil in wok over medium heat.
  • Add tamarind paste and ground pork into the wok, finely stir until ground pork well done.
  • Add sugar, fish sauce and  taste, then turn down the heat.
  • Transfer to a serving dish.
  • Serve immediately with fresh vegetable or boiled vegetable.
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