Sunday, September 19, 2010

Date-Tamarind Chutney

A tangy dip, this again goes well with all Chats and the Street Food. You can also use this as a variation to your regular tomato sauce. This tickles your taste buds like nothing else and this dip along with mint chutney sizzles the snacks eating experience

  • Dates - 50 - 100 gms
  • Date Syrup - 2 -3 table spoons
  • Tamarind Paste - about 75 gms
  • Jaggery - 50 - 75 gms
  • Black Salt - 1 1/2 tea spoon
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1 1/2 tea spoon
  • Amchoor (Dry Mango) Powder - 1 1/2 tea spoon
  • Chat Masala - 1 1/2 tea spoon

Method :-

Soak dates in hot water for some time and grind it to a paste. In a kadai pour some water, add the tamarind paste and bring it to a boil.Then add the jaggery and allow it to cook for some time.Now add the black salt, red chilly powder, amchoor powder and the chat masala.Once this is cooked add the date paste and the date syrup and bring to a boil and thicken the dip.
Refrigerate once it has cooled down. It lasts for two weeks. Serve with snacks and Enjoy !

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