Tamarind Date Chutney for Chaats /Imli Gud Chutney

Imli chutney or tamarind dates/imli gud  chutney is one of the most essential chutneys used for making chats the best thing about this sweet tangy chutney is it stays well for months in fridge


Ingredients
1 cup dates deseeded
2 tbsp tamarind
1/2 cup jaggery
1/2 to 3/4 tsp chili powder
1/ 2 tsp roasted cumin powder
1/2 tsp dry ginger or saunth(optional)
Black salt rock salt to taste
Water as needed
imli gud chutney


Method

  • Cut the dates , soak the dates in water
  • Also soak the tamarind separately
  • Drain the water .
  • Grind the tamarind and dates to a pulp in the mixer
  • Cook the tamarind dates in a pan adding 1 to 1 1/2 cup water
  • Add jaggery and cook on low flame .
  • The jaggery will dissolve and the mixture will begin to thicken as it boils
  • Add the cumin powder red chilli powder saunth powder black salt and salt to taste
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes .
  • Cool and store .