Date Chutney – Easy Indian Recipes – Indian Vegetarian Recipes


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Sweet Chutney made out of Dates and Tamarind- Easy Indian RecipesIndian Vegetarian Recipes

Date Chutney is a type of sweet and sour chutney that makes a great condiment for a variety of foods including Ahloo Tikki, Samosas, and Pakora.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Servings: 8-10
  • Cook Time: ~5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15-20 minutes


  • 7-8 dates
  • 1 ½  cup of water
  • ½ tablespoon of tamarind paste
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of red chili peppers
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Remove seeds from dates.
  2. Add the following to a pan: fennel seeds, red chili peppers, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and salt. Be careful not to burn spices so add quickly or add everything beforehand then turn on stove.
  3. Roast for 1-2 minutes on high heat. There should be an aroma by the end of it. Turn off stove to avoid burning spices.
  4. Add the dates. Add tamarind paste. Add water. Cook for 1-2 minutes on high heat.
  5. Turn off stove. Let it cool down.
  6. Add to blender. Liquefy.
  7. If chutney is too thick, then add boiling add water to it and mix.
  8. Refrigerate and serve cold with the dish of your choice. This chutney should be good for approximately a month.


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