Cook's Hideout: Sweet Chutney for Chaats (Date-Tamarind Chutney)

April 16, 2014

Sweet Chutney for Chaats (Date-Tamarind Chutney)

This sweet and tangy chutney is a must with any chaat. Balance is the key for this chutney, so adjust the quantities according to your personal taste preference.
Sweet Chutney for Chaats (Date-Tamarind Chutney)

Sweet Chutney for Chaats (Date-Tamarind Chutney)
Recipe adapted from Tarla Dalal's site:
Dates - 2cups, chopped (deseeded)
Tamarind pulp - ¼cup 
Jaggery - 1cup (adjust as per taste)
Red chili powder - 1tsp
Hing/ Asafoetida - a pinch
Salt - to taste

  • In a saucepan, combine all the ingredients along with 4cups of water. Bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 20~25 minutes or until dates are very very soft.
  • Cool the mixture and blend it into a smooth paste. Strain through a sieve to remove any strings or seeds.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 2~3 weeks.
Sweet Chutney for Chaats (Date-Tamarind Chutney)


  1. Such a must have chutney in the refrigerator! My son would eat anything and everything with this chutney :)

  2. oh yummy!!! I love these chutney recipes and i love dates and tamarind!


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