Friday, 30 August 2013

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
Sweet chutney


Ingredients:
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

Method:
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






13 comments:

Tejinder Kaur said...

Looks yummy...date n tamarind heard first time...followin you dear

my recent one :http://www.vanitynoapologies.com/2013/08/bourjois-paris-intense-extrait-eyeshadows-05-08-swatches-review-eotd.html

Shanthi said...

simply awesome...

Gayathri Ramanan said...

yummy chutney

Amrita Vishal said...

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

Chitz said...

Tangy & tasty chutney !

Lisa said...

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

Maha Gadde said...

S much tempting n tangy chutney...

Sanoli Ghosh said...

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

today's post:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/08/litti-mixed-chokha-with-hara-dhaniya.html

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious date and tamarind chutney looks yumm.

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy........ONGOING EVENT :SYS EVENT - BEETROOT & SPINACH

tinku shaji said...

Yummy chaat chutney

Veena Theagarajan said...

my fav chutney.. Anytime on any dish

Vardhini said...

Staple for all chaats.

Vardhini
Event: Chaat & Chutneys + GIVEAWAY

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