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Sweet Tamarind Chutney

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  Tamarind 1⁄2 Pound, seeded
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground roasted cumin 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Black salt 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Break the tamarind into small pieces and soak in hot boiling water for one hour.
Mash it into a pulp and strain pressing the tamarind into the strainer so that all the pulp comes out.
Add sugar to the pulp mix well.
Add the remaining ingredients. Mix again well and taste. Add more sugar, salt or pepper as needed.
Chutney can be refrigerated for two to three months.

Serving suggestion:

Tamarind chutney is delicious with samosas, pakoras, drizzled over dahi vadas, bhel poori, or any kind of chat.
This is also delicious as a dipping sauce for French fries, as a spread over crackers.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
North Indian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
If you are found of Indian snacks, then surely you would have come across many recipes that calls for sweet Tamarind Chutney. So, chef Manjula has come up with the recipe that's very handy when you have to prepare Indian snacks. This is probably her simplest recipe as it does not require any cooking. This chutney can be stored in the refrigerator for months and enjoyed in many different ways.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2601 Calories from Fat 64

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6161.5 mg256.7%

Total Carbohydrates 658 g219.4%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.3%

Sugars 630.4 g

Protein 12 g24.3%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 24%

Calcium 42.5% Iron 128.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sweet Tamarind Chutney Recipe Video