Khajur Imli Chutney (Sweet Chutney) by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 11, 2013

This is an indispensable part of chaat platters! if you are serving snacks, you ought to have sweet chutney to go with it -- to complete the picture. While it is an accompaniment in its own right.


Deseeded dates 1 Cup (16 tbs) (khajur)
Jaggery 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Tamarind 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seed powder 1/2 Teaspoon (Optional)
Salt To Taste



1. In pressure cooker, combine dates, jaggery, tamarind and 1½ cups of water. Mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

2. Open the lid after the steam escapes and blend the mixture along with ½ cup of water. Strain the mixture using a strainer.

3. Add coriander powder, chili powder, cumin seeds powder and salt. Mix well.


4. Store refrigerated in an air-tight container and serve over chaat or with any snack.


When stored in the deep freezer, it stays for at least 3 months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 61Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 35 mg1.46%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 13 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet