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Recipe : Sweet Chutney and Green Chutney for chaats

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This post is purely for chaat lovers, and I am first on that list. Every weekend we treat ourselves with the street chaats which are hard to resist. There are so many different kind of chaats and the main ingredients without which your chaat will be incomplete is the green chutney and sweet chutney. Once you prepare these chutneys you can treat your family at home with bhelpuri/ panipuri/ samosa /sandwich/ burger…list goes on. I will be sharing my chaat recipes in future, so keep your chutneys ready :-)

Sweet chutney/ Tamarind Date chutney

Ingredients:sweet chutney 1

Dates – 15 to 20 dates

Tamarind – Half cup

Jaggery – Half cup

Chili powder – 1 tsp

Jeera powder – 1 tsp

Pinch of black salt

Salt to taste

Procedure:

Boil the seedless dates in an open vessel, with water enough to cover the dates, until the dates turn soft and mushy. Soak the tamarind in luke warm water for half an hour and extract the tamarind pulp. Blend the dates in a mixer. Take a pan, add the dates paste, tamarind pulp, jaggery and cook until jaggery dissolves. To this add roasted jeera powder, chili powder, black salt and salt. Cook until you get a thick consistency. Cool and store in an air tight container.

 

Green chutney/ Mint Chutneygreen chutney

Ingredients:

Mint leaves – 2 Cups

Coriander leaves – 1cup

Green chillies – 2 to 3

Garlic (optional) – 3 to 4

Jeera powder – 1tsp

Chaat masala – 1 tsp

Lemon juice – 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Procedure:

Clean the Mint leaves and coriander leaves. I used the stem of coriander leaves too. Now grind all the ingredients together in a blender. Your delicious green chutney is ready.

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