Es Sari Asam Jawa, a Most refreshing Iced Tamarind Juice

"Asam Jawa (tamarind) contains vitamin C, copper, calcium, 36% thiamine, 35% iron, and 16% phosphorus in every 100 grams."

Published by : Kurnia HD  -  04/08/2020 08:44 WIB

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It always is a satisfying feeling to sip a glass of cold water or ice after hours of working under the scorching sun. Hmmm, cool! Ever tried es sari asam Jawa? You should. Not only quenching our thirst, this iced tamarind juice also has health benefits.

The nutritional content in asam Jawa (Tamarindus indica) as previously mentioned is useful to help lower cholesterol, maintain heart health, lower blood sugar levels, nourish the skin, help the digestive system work, and even prevent cancer. This is because tamarind contains many antioxidants that can protect our bodies from free radicals.

Unfortunately, there are not many restaurants or food stalls that sell this es sari asam Jawa now. In fact, in the past this soft drink was a hit among young people. Like to taste the freshness? Let’s make it yourself at home. Here’s the recipe.


  • 250 g of freshly peeled asam Jawa
  • 200 g sugar
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 2000 ml water

How to make:

  1. Boil water and tamarind.
  2. Remove then cool until the asam
  3. Squeeze the asam until the seeds are left behind, then strain the juice.
  4. Mix the asam Jawa juice with sugar then boil again.
  5. Cool down and serve cold with ice.