Sunday, March 7, 2010


Here is my recipe from my Mom’s place and this one, I am sending for Nithu's event.


Preparation time:10 minutes (Approximately)

Cooking time: 15-20 minutes (Approximately)

Serves-4-5 persons


Tomatoes- 4 medium in size (chopped)

Dates- ½ to ¾ cups (Seedless)

Oil-2 tsp

Panch Phoran-1 tsp

Curry Leaves-few

Green Chillies-2 (Finely chopped)

Dry Red Chilli-1

Asafoetida- ½ tsp

Grated Ginger-1 tsp

Salt-to taste

Turmeric Powder- ½ tsp

Jaggery or sugar-2 tabs


• Heat oil in a pan.

• Add panchphoran, dry red chilli, grated ginger, curry leaves, asafoetida and green chillies.

• Once mustard splutter then add chopped tomatoes along with turmeric and salt.

• Cook till tomatoes are done half then add dates.

• Once the tomatoes cooked completely add jaggery or sugar.

• Cook till it is semi solid.

• Serve with rice, roti or parathas.


• Panch phoran can be made from equal quantity of mustered, cumin, fennel. Onion seeds (Kalonji) and red chilli seeds.

• The chutney will have all taste in it, so you can serve this for kid.

• Instead of tomatoes, even you can also give a try with tamarind pulp.


Swathi said...


Dates and tomato chutney looks yummy. I like adding panchpooran to chutney

uma said...

i wanna try this for chaats...

Sushma Mallya said...

Very unique one & lovely combo too...nice recipe subhashini and perfect one for the event

Meena said...

Great-looking chutney!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Tangy and tasty chutney. A combination of different tastes, loved the click too. said...

Chutney looks absolutely delicious.

Priya said...

Woww chutney looks incredible..

Gouri Guha said...

I cook this chutney often as it is a fav in our home.
Your chutney looks yummy.

kitchen queen said...

lovely and tasty combo.

Daisy Blue said...

Looks so tangy and yummy !!

Gita said...

Very interesting chutney...looks so inviting Subhashini :)

Tina said...

Nice click..Chutney sounds yummy.

Akal's Saappadu said...

this chutney looks hot and fabulously flavoured!!! must be a delicious one!!!

Aparna said...

dates and tomato gud combo, never tried dear,first time to your blog.thanks for visiting my blog too.i will be a regular visitor from now on..