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.

Simplyfood said...

Chutney looks absolutely delicious.

Priya Suresh 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.

Gomathy S said...

Looks so tangy and yummy !!

Gita Jaishankar said...

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

Tina said...

Nice click..Chutney sounds yummy.

gtyuk 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..