Monday, November 9, 2009

Tomato & Date Chutney

Tomatoes - 6 small- peeled and chopped
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Whole Dried Red Chillies - 3
Brown Sugar / Jaggery - 6 tbsp
Dates - 8
Vinegar / lemon juice - 1 tsp
Tamarind pulp - 2 tsp
Grated ginger - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Panch Phoran(5 spice mixture) - roasted and ground - 1/2 tsp

Heat oil in a pan. Temper with mustard Seeds and red chillies.

Add the chopped tomatoes and the grated ginger, a little water to cover the tomatoes and cook covered till the tomatoes are mushy and completely cooked.

Add  vinegar/lemon juice, tamarind paste, chopped dates and sugar/jaggery. Cook till the desired consistency is reached.

Sprinkle bhaja panch poran guro on top. Serve with roasted plain papad.

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