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March 03, 2016

Khajur-Imli Chutney/Dates-Tamarind Sauce



Khajur Imli Ki Chutney or the Date Tamarind Chutney is sweet, sour and tangy chutney made from dates, tamarind and jaggery as the main ingredients. This chutney recipe is an essential garnish to most Indian Chaats like Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Samosa and many more. This chutney can be stored refrigerated for months.


Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Chutney Pickle & Raita
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook T
ime: 20 Minutes | Serving: 3 Cups


Ingredients

1.
Tamarind Paste (See recipe notes)
1 cup
2.
Pitted Dates, chopped
1 ½ cups
3.
Jaggery
½ cup
4.
Roasted Cumin powder
2 Tsp.
5.
Red Chili Powder
2 Tsp.
6.
Asafetida
¼ Tsp.
7.
Rock salt
1 Tsp.
8.
Salt
To taste
9.
Water
1 ½ cup


Step By Step Instruction: [Hide Images]

  1. Wash dates and roughly chop them.
  2. In a sauce pan add tamarind paste, chopped dates and jaggery.  Add dry spices too, roasted cumin powder, red chili powder, black pepper powder, ginger powder and salt. 
  3. Add water and on medium flame allow it cook until dates are soft and tender and jiggery had dissolved nicely. You can pressure cook it too for 2 whistles.
  4. Switch off the heat and completely cool down the mixture.
  5. In a blender puree the mixture into a fine paste.
  6. Mithi chutney is ready. Use immediately or store refrigerate in an airtight glass Jar.

Recipe Notes

  1. Click here for Tamarind Paste Recipe
  2. Click here for Kutchi Dabeli Recip

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