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Sweet Chutney

Ingredients
Tamarind (Imli) Paste - 1 cup
Deseeded Dates finely chopped (Khajur) - 1 cup
Jaggery grated (Gud) - 1 cup (if you don't have or want to use jaggery, you can use sugar too)
Water - 1 cup (or as required)
Salt - 1 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder - 1-2 teaspoons
Cumin Powder - 1 teaspoon
Ginger Powder - 1 teaspoon
Chaat Masala - 1-2 tablespoons
Vegetable Oil - 1 teaspoon

Method
1. Check to see that the seeds of Dates and Tamarind are removed.
2. Immerse them together in about half a cup of warm water for 5 minutes.
3. Put them into a blender/ mixer and grind them to a somewhat smooth paste.
4. Add in the broken/grated jaggery and again grind it until you get a fine paste.
5. In a pan, head about 1 teaspoon of Veg. oil
6. Add in the cumin powder, chilli powder, Chaat Masala, Ginger Powder, Salt and sauté for about half a minute.
7. Add the Tamarind-Dates paste to it & keep boiling the mixture. If it is too thick, add another half a cup of water & keep stirring it until it forms a thick paste.
8. Remove from the flame, let it cool & store it in the refrigerator.
9. When you want to use the paste for garnishing, take a small amount in a cup, add water according to the required pouring consistency & use it!

** the cups can be of any size. Just keep the proportion!

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