Sweet and Tangy Tamarind Chutney (Imli Chutney)

Khatti meethi imli chutney to add flavor to chaats or other snacks like samosas, pakoras, and more!

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imli chutney

Sweet and Tangy Tamarind Chutney (Imli Chutney)

Yield: 1 ½ cups
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Khatti meethi imli chutney to add flavor to chaats or other snacks like samosas, pakoras, and more!


  • 100g tamarind (imli)
  • 3 cups water
  • 100g jaggery
  • 1 Tbsp anardana (dried pomegranate seeds)
  • ½ Tbsp amchur (dry mango powder)
  • ½ tsp black salt
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder


  1. Soak tamarind in hot water for at least 20 minutes. Then remove the seeds and add the pulp and water in a blender to blend until smooth.
  2. Heat a saucepan on medium heat and add the tamarind puree along with the remaining ingredients for the chutney. Mix and bring to a boil, stir, check for sweetness, and add more jaggery if required. Turn off the heat when the chutney is thickened. Strain the chutney and let it
    cool down.
  3. Serve this chutney with chaats or Indian snacks such as pakoras, dhoklas, and samosas.
  4. You can batch-make and store the chutney in an airtight jar in the fridge to last for a couple of weeks.

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 160Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 322mgCarbohydrates 41gFiber 2gSugar 35gProtein 1g

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