This sweet and sour chutney blend spruces up almost all chaat recipes.The addition of jaggery makes the chutney sweeter,but you may omit it if you prefer a more tangy flavor.An essential accompaniment to most chaats,this chutney can be stored refrigerated for upto a month and deep frozen for more than 6 months.This chutney is also referred as sweet chutney.
Chilly powder-1 tsp
- Wash the dates and tamarind and place them in a saucepan.
- Add the jaggery,chilly powder,asafoetida,salt and 4 cups of water and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes.
- Cool and strain the mixture through a sieve.
- Use as required and store in a refrigerator.
You can also puree the chutney and in a food processor and then strain it.
You may also use date syrup instead of dates.
You can store it for nearly a month.