Dry Mango and Dates Chutney ~ Amchoor aur Pindkhajur ki Chutney

Chutneys are an integral part of Chaat/Indian Street Food.  Tamarind or Dry mango chutney is a must condiment for any chaat snack it adds the extra punch to many recipesIMG_0780-1 bm

Though you can buy it at an indian food store, making this at a home is simple and easy, also it is much more economical, super easy, without any added preservatives and homemade chutney tastes much better than the store-bought ones!  If you make chaats more often, just like me, you can prepare these chutneys and store them in the freezer.  It will definitely save some time.IMG_0806-1 bm

Ingredients:

  • 1/2  cup dates (pitted and chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder (or according to taste)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 4 tsps mango powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 3 cups water
  • 5 tsps sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black salt
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (or according to taste)

IMG_0815-1 bm Directions:IMG_0798-1 bm

  1. Boil chopped dates in 2 cups water over low flame until soft (approx. 10 minutes) or cook it with 2 cups water in pressure cooker for 2 whistles.
  2. Let it cool and then puree them with water using blender or mixer.
  3. Transfer puree in a medium size pan and bring it to boil over medium flame.
  4. Add dry mango powder and cook over low flame for approx. 4-5 minutes. Stir occasionally in between.
  5. Turn off flame, add red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and black salt; mix all ingredients well. Taste it for salt and spices, add more salt/spices if required and turn off the flame. Let it cool at room temperature.
  6. Transfer cooled chutney to serving bowl and serve with snacks you have prepared. Or transfer it to airtight container and store in freezer for up to 1 month and use whenever you need it.
  7. Enjoy !!!!!!

Check out : Green Chutney (Coriander and mint Chutney) herePicMonkey Collage bm

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3 Responses to Dry Mango and Dates Chutney ~ Amchoor aur Pindkhajur ki Chutney

  1. Priya says:

    Omg, such a droolworthy combo,mouthwatering here..

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