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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Sweet (Dates, Tamarind) Chutney / ಖರ್ಜೂರ, ಹುಣಸೆ ಹಣ್ಣಿನ ಸಿಹಿ ಚಟ್ನಿ

Sweet dip prepared from Dates, Tamarind. Used in various Chat, Snacks recipes 


15 Dates  /  ಖರ್ಜೂರ
Grape sized Tamarind  /  ದ್ರಾಕ್ಷೆ ಗಾತ್ರದ ಹುಣಸೆ ಹಣ್ಣು
Salt to taste  /  ರುಚಿಗೆ ತಕ್ಕಷ್ಟು ಉಪ್ಪು  
Lemon sized Jaggery  /  ನಿಂಬೆ ಗಾತ್ರದ ಬೆಲ್ಲ
1/2 tsp roasted Cumin seeds powder  /  ಹುರಿದ ಜೀರಿಗೆ ಪುಡಿ
1/3 tsp Chat Masala  /  ಚಾಟ್ ಮಸಾಲಾ
1/2 tsp Chilly powder  /  ಮೆಣಸಿನ ಹುಡಿ

Remove the seeds of dates and put it in bowl containing around 3/4 cup of hot water for about 15 mins.

Grind dates, tamarind, jaggery, cumin seeds powder, chat masala, chilly powder, salt into smooth paste by adding little amount of water. Add required amount of water, adjust the ingredients if required and bring this to boil. (The consistency should be like that of milkshake)

This can be used while preparing Chat items, Sandwiches, etc and can be served along with Samosas, Cutlets, etc. This can be preserved in a refrigerator/freezer for about 1-2 months.