Instant and super quick recipe of Imli Chutney / Tamarind Chutney.
This Imli chutney recipe is one of the most important accompaniment in most of Indian snacks. Imli chutney is often used in north indian chaat snacks like aaloo tikki chaat, dahi bhalle, papdi chaat. Imli chutney is also served with samosas, pani puri, kachoris and parathas.
Imli chutney can be also stored for 10- 15 days in refrigerator.
In this recipe I am using sugar for making Imli chutney/ Tamarind sauce. You can also use jaggery.
How to make Quick Imli Chutney | Sweet Tamarind sauce
Tamarind/Imli – 1/3 cup
Sugar – 1 cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chili – 2
Salt – 1 tsp
Water – as required
Soak tamarind in water for 3-4 hours.
Squeeze the pulp from the tamarind with your hand. Discard fibers and seeds.
Sieve the pulp and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan / kadai.
When oil is hot, add 2 dry red chilies and let them crackle.
Now add the sieved pulp and cook till comes to boil.
Add 1 cup sugar, 1 tsp salt and cook for 5-6 minutes.
Switch off the flame and let the tamarind chutney cool.
This traditional Indian side dish made with cucumber and curd. It’s a low calor and very healthy dish. Both cucumber and curd has many health benefits. Enjoy kheera/cucumber raita with aalu paratha and any spicy curry.
Grated Kheera/Cucumber – 1
Onion – 1 small chopped
green chili – 1 chopped
Roasted Jeera/Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Salt – 1/2 tsp
black salt – 1/2 tsp
red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Curd- 250 gm
In a bowl, add curd to grated cucumber and mix well. Then add chopped onion and green chili to it.
Add all the dry spice powders, salt, black salt, roasted jeera powder, chili powder.
Mix well and serve cucumber raita.
Enjoy kheera/cucumber raita with aalu paratha and any spicy curry.