Sweet and Sour Imli Ki Chutney (Sonth) is a delicious Indian sauce. This easy to make chutney can be served with samosa, and is an integral part of any Indian Chaat. You can store this imli ki meethi chutney in an air-tight bottle in the fridge and it lasts well for 4 to 5 months.

  • Prep Time: 3 hrs
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 3 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients of Imli Chutney

  • 1 cup Seedless Tamarind
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coarse fennel powder
  • ½ tsp Hing
  • 1 tsp Black salt
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup Raisins

How to Make Imli Chutney

  • Soak the tamarind in hot water for 30 minutes.
  • Mash it and strain it with strainer.
  • Discard the pulp.
  • Add the tamarind water in a pan.
  • Add jaggery and all the remaining ingredients except raisins.
  • Cook the mixture for 15 minutes.
  • Add raisins and cook the chutney for another 30 minutes.
  • Keep stirring at regular intervals.
  • Remove the pan from heat.
  • Transfer in a clean glass jar after cool down and refrigerate up to 3 months.
  • Use with chaat and samosa also.



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