9 Mar 2014

Dates Tamarind Chutney/Sweet n Sour chutney

This sweet n sour chutney is must for chaat.I often make chaat at home.This sweet chutney has a pretty good shelf life of about one month also.You can make it in bulk and store in refrigerator.This chutney goes well with samosas, pakoras etc.

recipe for dates tamarind chutney


  1. dates - 1/2 cup
  2. tamarind - small ball
  3. roasted cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  4. red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  5. chaat masala - 1/2 tsp
  6. jaggery - 3 tbsp
  7. salt - to taste
  8. water - 1/2 cup


  • remove the seeds from dates and chop them
  • in a pan add chopped dates, tamarind ,cumin powder, redchilli powder, jaggery, chaat masala and salt along with 1/2 cup water.
  • cook covered in low heat for about 15 minutes or until thickened
  • when cooled grind into a smooth paste using a mixer
  • sweet n sour chutney is ready to serve

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