Sweet and Sour Tamarind Chutney or Imli ki Chutney is a delicious sauce made using tamarind. It is a part of Indian Cuisine and a must for Chaat dishes.

Tamarind Chutney

Course: Accompaniment
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 126 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Sweet and Sour Tamarind Chutney or Imli ki Chutney is a delicious sauce made using tamarind. It is a part of Indian Cuisine and a must for Chaat dishes.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Seedless Tamarind
  • 1 cup Jaggery Broken into small pieces
  • 1 inch Ginger Grated
  • 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Coarse fennel powder
  • 1/2 tsp Hing
  • 1 tsp Black salt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Raisins

Instructions

  1. Soak the tamarind in 3 cups of hot water for 20 minutes.

  2. Mash it using hands and strain it through a soup strainer.

  3. Discard the tamarind pulp and keep the water.

  4. Add the tamarind water in a pan.

  5. Add jaggery and all the remaining ingredients except raisins.

  6. Cook the mixture on medium heat for 10-12 minutes.

  7. Add raisins and cook the chutney for another 15–20 minutes.

  8. Keep stirring continuously.

  9. Remove the pan from heat and keep on the counter until it is cooled properly.

  10. Transfer in a clean glass jar and refrigerate up to 3 months.

  11. Use as and when required.

Nutrition Facts
Tamarind Chutney
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126
% Daily Value*
Sodium 241mg10%
Potassium 114mg3%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Sugar 27g30%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.