Jul 27, 2011

Tamarind Chutney

Tamarind Chutney / Sweet & Sour Chutney
(For samosas, pakodas and other North Indian Snacks)

Serves: 4

You will need

1 tablespoon tamarind paste
2 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon melted and sieved jaggery
175 ml water
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin seed powder (jeera powder)
1/2 teaspoon black salt (or normal salt)
1/2 teaspoon pepper powder


In a bowl, mix tamarind paste, jaggery and water. Stir well. Cook on a low to medium heat for 15 minutes or until the mixture slightly thickens / reduction in quantity. Keep aside for half an hour and sieve the mixture. Finally, mix it with red chilli powder, roasted cumin seeds powder, pepper powder and salt to taste (black salt or normal salt). Serve with North Indian snacks.

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