Dates Tomato Chutney

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 3 - Tomatoes (dark red color variety), medium size
  • 3/4 tsp - (3/4 to 1 tsp)- Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - Jaggery (melted and sieved)
  • 1 tsp - ginger, chopped
  • 12 - dates, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 2 tbsp - water

How to Make Dates Tomato Chutney

  • Wipe each dates with a soft kitchen towel. Remove seed and chop finely.
  • In a wide frying pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds.
  • When they crackle, add chopped tomatoes and fry on a medium heat until tomatoes are well blended and water dries up (5 - 7 minutes).
  • Add red chilli powder and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add jaggery, ginger, chopped dates, salt to taste and water.
  • Cover with a tight lid and cook on low for 15 minutes or until done/tomato - dates mixture thickens/fragrant/water dries up.
  • Allow chutney mixture to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Transfer the chutney mixture into a mixer bowl (mixer bowl should be dry) / blender and make a very fine paste.
  • Serve with samosa / pakoda / bajji or as a side dish with rotis / pulav / biryani.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World