Tamarind and dates chutney is a beautiful blend of sweet and tangy flavour with a hint of spiciness.This chutney is very simple and takes a few minutes to prepare.Key ingredient for most of the Indian chaats are sweet chutney.
deseeded dates-1 cup
dry red chillies-5
cumin powder-1/2 tsp
dry ginger powder-1/2 tsp
In a pan cook dates,jaggery,tamarind and dry red chillies with 1&1/2 cup of water.
Let this cook for 5-8 minutes until it reaches in to soft and pulpy texture.
Allow this mixture to cool down completely.
Grind this mixture and make a fine paste.
Using a strainer seive this and remove all tiny pieces.
Once again boil this chutney and add enough salt,dry ginger powder and cumin powder .
switch off the flame , let it cool down.
serve it along with some pakodas,chaats ,samosas etc.
Sweetness and spiciness of the chutney can be adjusted as per the desired taste preferences.
If chutney is too thick thin it down adding some more water.