Friday, 19 July 2013

Dates and Tamarind Chutney/Khajur aur Imli ki meethi chutney

An ideal condiment for pakodas, samosas or any savoury fried snack is dates tamarind chutney. I prepared this chutney to go along with Kutchi Dabeli. It is very easy to prepare and lasts long. If stored in a refrigerator it could be used for even 2-3 months.
I share here a simple way to make dates tamarind chutney.

Dates-6-7 deseeded
Tamarind- lemon sized ball deseeded
Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Ajwain/Carrom seeds-1/4 tsp
Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Water-1 cup
Jaggery-2'' cube
Black salt-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

  1. In a pan add water and boil.To boiling water add tamarind, dates, jaggery and remove it off the stove.Let it soak in water for an hour or so.
  2. After an hour grind them along with water in which it was soaked to a smooth paste.
  3. Transfer it to a pan and add another 1 cup water and mix well.Now add red chilly powder, cumin seeds, ajwain, fennel seeds,black salt and salt to taste.
  4. Cook till it reduces to a consistency of sauce.


  Enjoy the dish! n don't forget Eat and Eat little MORE.. :)

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