Date and Tamarind chutney is a spiced, sweet and tangy sauce served with Indian chaat snacks. Khajur Imli Ki Chutney or the Date Tamarind Chutney is a sweet and sour tangy chutney made from dates tamarind and jaggery.

Ingredients of Date and Tamarind chutney

  • 1 cup Dates
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind , deeseeded
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder 
  • 1 teaspoon Dry ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black Salt
  • Salt , to taste

How to Make Date and Tamarind chutney

  1. Add dates, jaggery, tamarind, and water. Pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  2. Once the pressure has released open the pressure cooker and with the help of a hand blender blend the tamarind and dates to make a coarse mixture.
  3. Place the pressure cooker back on heat and add the chilli powder, cumin powder, dry ginger powder, black salt and salt to taste.
  4. Add little water to adjust the consistency of the  Date and Tamarind Chutney and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Turn off the heat and cool the Date and Tamarind Chutney.
  6. Refrigerate and store the Date and Tamarind Chutney  in an airtight container.


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