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Tamarind And Dates Chutney

vishwa's picture
This complex, tart chutney may be served as a relish with fries, papads or pakoras.It is also used to add tangy flavor to chaat or Indian street foods or Indian tea time snacks.
  Dates 1 Pound (Deseeded)
  Tamarind 1 Pound (Approximately, The Size Of A Gooseberry, Deseeded)
  Hing 2 Pinch (Asafoetida)
  Lemon juice 3 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Water 1 Tablespoon

1)Pressure cook dates and tamarind together upto 3 whistles.
2)Allow it to cool completely.
3)In a jar add all the above ingredients,including pressure cooked dates and tamarind and grind to a smooth thick paste.
4)Add more water if needed.
4)Refrigerate and can be stored in a zip lock container for atleast upto 3 months.
5)Use it as and when you need by adding water as per your requirement.

1)You can freeze this chutney for atleast upto 6 months.
2)Remember to add water only to the portion which you
will be using at that particular time.
3)Serve this chutney alongwith cilantro chutney with samosas,pakoras,etc.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Sweet and sour chutney

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shantihhh's picture
My mother loves dates. I must make this for her. Shanti/Mary-Anne