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Hot Sweet Sour Paste Recipe

Hot Sweet Sour Paste is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Grind Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
1.5 cups
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 100 g. Tamarind strips
  • 15 green or Red Chillies
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp hot oil
  • How to Make Hot Sweet Sour Paste:

    1. Heat tamarind in 1/3 cup water. When boiling, take off fire.
    2. Cool till it can be handled.
    3. Put jaggery, tamarind with water and chillies in a small wet grinder.
    4. Run till contents are crushed coarsely.
    5. Add salt, cumin seeds, run again till smooth.
    6. Use as little water as possible.
    7. Heat oil, add mustard seeds, allow to splutter.
    8. Pour over paste, mix gently till well mixed.
    9. Store in sterile bottle in refrigerator till required.


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