Tamarind and date chutney is a sweet and sour chutney that tastes sweet ans sour which will be a great dip for many snack recipes. This is usually served as a dip along with samosas, pakoras and many chaat recipes.
Makes – 1 Cup
Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 10 mins
- Tamarind – 1 big Lemon size ball
- Dates – 8 no
- Sugar – 1/2 cup
- Red Chilli Powder – to taste
- Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
- Ginger powder – pinch
- Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
- Black Salt – 1/2 tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Garam Masala Powder – 1/4 tsp
- Water -1/4 cup +1 Cup
Microwave all the ingredients with just 1/4 cup of water covering it partially for 3 mins
Remove from the microwave and allow it to cool down and blend to a smooth paste. Rnn the paste through a fine sieve and collect the smooth paste without the pith in another bowl. Use 1 cup of water while filtering the juice. Add the water gradually to filter the juice.
Store in refrigerator in an air tight container and use whenever you need. It has a great shelf life.