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Tamarind Raisin Relish Recipe

Tamarind Raisin Relish is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 cup - thick Tamarind pulp
  • 1 cup - jaggery, grated
  • 1/2 cup - brown Raisins
  • 1 tbsp - black Raisins
  • 1 tbsp - coarsely broken cashew or Walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - chopped mixed herbs or 1 tsp - any dried herbs or choice
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Tamarind Raisin Relish:

    1. Soak raisins in hot water, cashews separately in hot water.
    2. Strain tamarind pulp, leaving behind any dirt sediment. Add jaggery and half cup water.
    3. Pour into a deep vessel, bring to a boil, stirring continuously.
    4. Add all powders, salt, mix well.
    5. Add drained raisins, cashews, simmer for 5-6 minutes.
    6. Stir in herbs, and more jaggery or sugar if required.
    7. The liquid should coat the back of a spoon thickly.
    8. Take off fire, serve cold or warm, with pakodas, toasts.
    9. Can also be used for crudites, and fritters.


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