Green and Sweet chutneys for chaats
 
 
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Recipe type: Condiment
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • Green Chutney
  • 1 cup packed - cilantro (kothambir)
  • ½ cup packed - mint
  • 2 - green chilies
  • Salt
  • ¼th ts sugar - optional
  • 1 tbsp - peanuts or anardana (pomegranate seeds) - optional. Add peanuts to make chutney creamy
  • Sweet Chutney
  • ½ tsp oil
  • 1 inch round fresh tamarind ball
  • 5 dates or equal amount jaggery. Dates give a rich flavor.
  • ¼th tsp - salt
  • ¼th tsp - garam masala
Instructions
  1. Green Chutney
  2. If using peanuts, roast peanuts till golden brown. Let them cool.
  3. Grind peanuts to powder in a grinder.
  4. Now add remaining ingredients. Grind to a paste. Add water as needed to make it chutney consistency.
  5. Remove to a bowl and use as needed.
  6. Sweet Chutney
  7. Soak tamarind for at-least 15 minutes.
  8. Squeeze tamarind juice. Add water if needed. It can be watery. Discard pulp.
  9. Heat oil and tamarind juice in a pot till it thickens.
  10. Meanwhile, grind dates with some water to make it paste.
  11. Add to tamarind juice. If not using dates, add jaggery. Add salt, garam masala.
  12. Add water if needed. Cook till it is chutney consistency.
  13. Turn off the stove and let it cool before using.
Recipe by Ujwala's Delicacies at http://www.ujwalasdelicacies.com/green-and-sweet-chutneys/