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Sonth Recipe

Sonth is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
Author :
On :
Friday, 13 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Tamarind - 100 g
  • Seedless Dates - 100 g
  • Jaggery - 150 g
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel (saunf) powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumins powder - 1 tsp
  • Dry Ginger powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Black salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Sonth:

    1. Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water and extract the juice.
    2. Chop the dates and grind to a smooth paste, using some of the tamarind extract.
    3. Add the dates to the remaining extract.
    4. Heat the extract in a pan and add jaggery. Cook stirring till jaggery is dissolved.
    5. Increase the heat and boil till the extract thickens.
    6. Remove from fire and stir in the other ingredients.
    7. Serve this sweet-sour chutney with samosas, kachori or pakodas.


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