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Dates Tomato Chutney Recipe

Dates Tomato Chutney is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
Author :
On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 5
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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