Monday, April 21, 2014

SWEET DATE & TAMARIND CHUTNEY


This is a sweet and tangy chutney made with dates and tamarind. It is served with almost all the Indian snacks and chaats.

Ingredients:
Dates .....            1/2 cup
Tamarind pulp .. 1/2 cup
Sugar / jaggery .. 1 tbsp
Salt ..................... 1 tsp ( you can also use rock salt )
Red chili powder .. 1/4 tsp
Dry ginger powder .. 1/2 tsp
Oil ................ 1-2 tbsps

Method:
1. Cut the dates and soak them in water for few hours. If the dates are fresh then you don't need to soak for long. Cook them for 4-5 minutes and let them cool.
2. Soak the tamarind and extract the pulp.
3. Grind the dates and tamarind to a smooth paste.
4. In a pan heat the oil and cook the mix for a minute or two adding the rest of the ingredients. The sugar or jaggery depends on your taste, how sweet you like your chutney.
5. Cool and refrigerate. This is a nice accompaniment with snacks like samosas, kachoris, chaats and dahi wadas / bhallas.

You can even freeze this if you like.




30 comments:

  1. My fav chutney recipe. yummy.
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    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/03/sweet-sour-tomato.html

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  3. superb tangy sweet chutney, i love them with samosa

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    1. Actually goes with all the snacks

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  4. Tangy delicious chutney,nice post

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  5. Looks healthy n delicious... Awesome clicks

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  6. Samosa and this tangy chutney,i can die for.

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  7. Fav chutney.. I always have this in fridge :-)

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  8. Will definitely tickle the tastebuds,yummy dish...

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  9. Delicious chutney... nd more tasty than it available in
    restaurants & cafes. I surely try to make it.

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