A sweet and tangy chutney prepared with tamarind, dates and jaggery. Also referred to as Khajoor-Imli Ki Chutney or saunth chutney. A side chutney or dip for samosa’s or any fried savory snack. Drizzle this yummy tamarind and date chutney over your chaat or dahi bhallas and enjoy its yummy and sweet flavor. This chutney accompanies almost every Indian Chaat and savory recipes. None of the Indian street food is complete without tamarind chutney.
Will start off with a block of tamarind boiled in hot water along with jaggery and dates. After 20 minutes of boil it will turn into a thick, soupy mixture. Drain and collect the pulp in a bowl and finish this chutney by deliciously flavoring it with 12 aromatic spices. Dates in the recipe can be substituted with raisins – use 1 cup raisins (any kind yellow or brown) instead of dates.
So without any delay let’s get our hands on this quick and easy chutney. Store it in airtight containers, its good in your refrigerator for 2-3 weeks and in your freezer for 6 months.