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Jan 8, 2012

Meetha Chutney / Khatta Mitha Chutney /Sweet and Sour Chutney/ Sweet Chutney / Dates & Tamarind Chutney for Chat Items


This is another basic chutney to have along side for chat items..This chutney taste fantastic as a spread for sandwich or as a dip for chips. It has a sweet and sour taste, hence it is perfect to drizzle on top of samosas, bhel puri and many more.



I have lots of mouth watering chat items to share with you all guys..So keep on checking my site for more recipes..You can check out the green chutney recipe which is also a must for making chat items right here.




So here you go to the recipe and let me know what you think..



Ingrediants:



Dates – 1 cup / 10-12 dates deseeded

Tamarind Pulp – 4 tblspn or use a lemon size of fresh tamarind

Jaggery – ½ cup grated

Chilli Powder- 1 tsp

Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder -1 tsp

Salt to taste

Water as needed



Method:



Take everything in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil.



Simmer this for about 15-20 mins untill the dates are cooked.



Allow it to cool down and grind it in a blender to a smooth paste.



Pass this mixture through a sieve and press it with a fork to get as much pulp as possible.



Store this in a air tight container in the freezer for more than a month.


Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
Take Dates in a saucepan
add tamarind to it
add jaggery
Add enough water
Throw in chilli and cumin powder
and some salt
put it on heat
Bring it to boil
Simmer till cooked
allow it to cool down
Take it in a blender
and puree it
Pass it through a sieve
and scrape as much pulp as possible
you will get a lovely smooth puree
Serve

22 comments:

Angie's Recipes said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks really smooth and yummy. Great to serve with the bread.

Nisha said... Best Blogger Tips

Very nice chutney

Asiya @ Chocolate & Chillies said... Best Blogger Tips

Yum! Love this chutney with samosas :)

faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy chutney.....superb

ABD said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for posting this recipe. Date and tamarind chutney go as accompaniment to many dishes and I didnt know how to prepare it. Will surely try.

Santosh Bangar said... Best Blogger Tips

wow tangy healthy chutney .nice to see different type chutnies...

Santosh Bangar said... Best Blogger Tips

wow tangy healthy chutney .nice to see different type chutnies...

Santosh Bangar said... Best Blogger Tips

wow tangy healthy chutney .nice to see different type chutnies...

Poonam Borkar said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Aarthi..thanks for dropping by my blog..loved your space too..chutney looks so yummy..sweet and tangy..mouthwatering!!

Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

Awesome looking chutney. Awesome preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Maayeka said... Best Blogger Tips

Smooth and delicious chutney..

Ganga Sreekanth said... Best Blogger Tips

Very delicious and nice !

Biny Anoop said... Best Blogger Tips

ooo i was abt to make vada pav and just wat i needed

Roshni said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy.. i never knew you could use dates in this chutney. great idea. will use it

Julia said... Best Blogger Tips

I love it, it looks delicious chutney.
Congratulations for your fantastic blog!
Regards from Spain

Only Fish Recipes said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious chutney dear....loved the combo of tamarind n dates :-)

@lekshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

mouthwatering chutney...............

Sarah (Snippets of Thyme) said... Best Blogger Tips

That chutney looks delicious. I adore samosas and dipping them in that sauce would be so tasty.

Deeksha said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks very perfect and mouthwatering. Yum Yum.

grace said... Best Blogger Tips

i've only recently decided that i like dates, and now i like them a lot. what a great and useful purpose for them!

Nish said... Best Blogger Tips

Good one ...
I shouldn't buy the dates & tamarind chutney from the Indian stores anymore!! :D

Hemavathi Murari said... Best Blogger Tips

wow, i have dates but was waiting to make something. now i have a recipe.

yummy aarthi.

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