Sweet Imli /Tamarind Chutney
A perfect tamarind chutney for your fried snacks as well as chaat .
cup ( to soak) + 1 cup
or 5-6 ladle full
Red Chili mirch
4 – 5
Red Food Colour water
mixed in 2 tbsp of )
Melon Seeds seeds
Soak the Imli in 1 cup water for 2 hours.
Mash it nicely, sieve in another bowl and keep aside.
Add 1 cup water to the sieved mash again.Mash with your fingers again and drain again in the same bowl with the previously kept water.
Now,add salt,red chilli,bhuna jeera,long cloves,red food colour,choti illaichi,dal chini,garam masala and keep it on boil on the gas burner on medium flame.
Cook and let it boil for 15 min or till it is a bit thick.Add melon seeds and mix well.Add sugar and let it cook till the sugar dissolves.
Switch off the flame and let it cool.
Tips: You can store this chutney in fridge for a week and in the freezer for about 2 months.To use just take out the needed quantity and microwave .Add a bit of water for the right consistency.