Date Tamarind Chutney
|Jaggery||250 Gram (Gur/Panela - 1 large cube/ 1/2 cup)|
|Tamarind||25 Gram (a small ball/ 1 1/2 Tablespoons of tamarind paste)|
|Dried red chilies||4|
|Cumin seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Add the dates (remove seeds) to the boiling water. Add jaggery and mix well.
Add tamarind/tamarind paste. Mix well and continue stirring until jaggery melts.
Add red chillies, cumin seeds, salt and simmer for a minute. Remove from stove and allow it to cool.
Once the mixture has cooled, grind/blend thoroughly in a grinder to a smooth paste.
If the mixture is too thick, you can add a little water to dilute it.
Serve has a dip/dressing/condiment with Chaat
For recipe of Cilantro-Mint Chutney (its sister condiment) go to http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/coriander_mint_chutney_0