Date & Tamarind Chutney


Todays recipe is a Sweet and Sour Chutney/dip for Chaats , Pakoras , Salads , Namkeen , etc. A multipurpose mood enhancing preparation that will make you smile. If you have nothing left in the house you can eat it simply with chapati and it can be stored for longer period.
Filled with goodness of Dates , sourness of Tamarind and sweetness of Jaggery and is a perfect balanced sauce for any occasion.Hmmm I Am just loving it. Apply it on sandwich or plain bread slice and enjoy your simple food with great twist of taste. So let's start the recipe . Yum

Sweet chutney

1/2 cup tamarind pulp
1/2 cup seedless dates
1/2 cup jaggery, ground
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon dry ginger powder/saunth
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon fennel powder
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
2 cups water

Take water ,  tamarind pulp , dates and Jaggery in a vessel . Bring it to boil and then simmer on low heat.
Dates, tamarind and jaggery
Dates, tamarind and jaggery

Add salt , Chilli powder, cumin powder,fennel powder and mix well.
Salt , Chilli added
Salt , Chilli added
Add dry ginger powder and cook again for 5 minutes or till you get the desired consistency.
Ginger powder
Ginger powder

Remove from heat , cool and store in refrigerator.
Serve as required. It may be used for 15 days if stored properly.
Sweet & Sour Chutney
Sweet & Sour Chutney

Serve-4.    Cooking time-25 minutes
Note:You may add chopped raisins and cashew nuts for twist in taste.

Sending this entry to Cooks Joys Chaat and Chutneys event

Chaat and Chutneys

   Best regards,

Sapana Behl

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  1. Looks n tamarind heard first time...followin you dear

    my recent one :

  2. This is my absolute the way you made it with dates

  3. I adore the inclusion of dates. A must try for sure.

  4. S much tempting n tangy chutney...

  5. Who can resist by seeing this tempting chutney? Delicious....

    today's post:

  6. Delicious date and tamarind chutney looks yumm.

  7. my fav chutney.. Anytime on any dish


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