Sweet tamarind chutney is the most traditional chutney recipe used in Indian cuisine. To make this sweet and spicy tamarind chutney, we need tamarind pulp, jaggery, bay leaf, powdered spices - black pepper, red chilly , salt, dry ginger powder ( sonth ) and other spices from ingredient list.
Tamarind Chutney is widely served with samosa, chaat, pakodi and other snacks. Also known as ‘Imli ki chutney’ in Hindi, it has a mix of flavors….sweet, salty, spicy, tangy all at the same time.
But of course, the recipe to make this very traditional Indian sauce is age old that requires tamarind pulp, jaggery or cane sugar and assortment of whole and powdered spices. You can make fresh tamarind pulp at home or can buy it readymade from the market. But, the flavors that you get in homemade tamarind pulp are unbeatable !
So follow our recipe to make this khatti meethi imli ki chutney. To make in large quantity, you can double the recipe and store the chutney in an air tight container in refrigerator. Stays fresh upto 2 months!