Khajoor Imli ki Chutney (Date-Tamarind sweet/spicy Sauce)

Items needed:

  1. 100gm seedless tamarind
  2. 3/4 cup grated Jaggery
  3. 10/12 Khajoor (dates)
  4. 3/4 teaspoons chili powder
  5. 1/2 tsp saunf powder
  6. 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Water as required


    • Soak tamarind in 2 cups of warm water for 5 minutes.
    • Heat a heavy bottomed vessel, add the tamarind along with the water and bring to a boil. Turn off heat and let it cool.
    • Once cooled, grind this tamarind mixture along with dates as a paste, add very little water.
    • Strain through a sieve and pour this tamarind – date paste back into the heavy bottomed vessel.
    • Cook on slow to medium flame, add the grated jaggery and allow to melt and blend well with the tamarind date mixture. Continue to cook and stir till it becomes a thick pouring consistency.
    • Add chili powder, cumin powder saunf powder and  salt to taste, stir while cooking. Turn off heat when the chutney is bit thick and smooth.

You can use this chutney with multiple  as a side, yous it with Indian snacks like Samosa, Chat, Dahi vada, Breadpakoda, or even with green salad, sandwiches 🙂

 Note: Recipie submitted by one of our fans- Chandni Singh. Thanks to her 🙂

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