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pomegranate molasses

pomegranate molasses

pomegranate paste, pomegranate concentrate, pomegranate essence.

what is it?

This boiled-down pomegranate juice is a key ingredient in many Middle Eastern cuisines. The name "molasses" reflects its thick, syrupy texture and not its flavor, which is nothing like sugarcane molasses. Its intensely sour yet sweet flavor can be a revelation. It especially complements walnuts, as in the classic muhammara dip. It partners well with poultry and lamb too—try adding a touch to your favorite meat marinade. Or just drizzle it over vanilla ice cream.

how to choose:

A Middle Eastern market is your best bet for finding pomegranate molasses.

how to store:

Once opened, pomegranate molasses lasts almost indefinitely in the refrigerator.

Comments (2)

zhuliye writes: Pero en Mexico hay granadas y es facil hacer la melaza. Se desgraniza la granada, teniendo no dejar nada de la parte blanca, y luego se pasa por un extractor de jugos para sacar el jugo. Se hierve el jugo hasta que se vuelve melaza.

Yo hice 20 libras de granadas (10 kg mas o menos) y se me hizo un frasco de 2 tazas de melaza. Posted: 9:34 am on January 21st

tello writes: En Mexico no hay melaza de granada, que ingrediente lo puede suplir Posted: 8:36 pm on February 7th

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