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Tamarind Chutney - Imli Ki Chutney


This tangy chutney can be used as a dip or stir-in sauce for numerous Indian snacks.

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 200 gms tamarind (remove seeds)
  • 100 gms dates (pitted)
  • 150 gms jaggery
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp fennel
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (roast and grind coarsely)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Red chilli powder as per taste


  • Put the tamarind, dates, jaggery and water in a saucepan and cook on a medium flame till the dates and tamarind are soft.
  • Turn off flame and allow the mixture to cool.
  • Use a food processor or hand blender to blend mixture together into a smooth sauce.
  • Put sauce back into the saucepan and onto a medium flame and add remaining spice ingredients.
  • Bring the sauce to a boil and turn off.
  • Allow to cool, then chill and serve.
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