Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Tamatar-Khajoor ki chutney{Tomato-Date chutney}

 Cooking with Whole Foods-Whole Fruits/Whole Vegetables-TOMATO
8 medium tomatoes
10-12 seedless dates(khajoor)
1/4 tsp haldi(turmeric powder)
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp(cumin,kalonji(onion seeds),sauf(fennel seeds),methi(fenugreek seeds) mix)
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
5-6 tsp sugar or jagerry
2 tejpatta,
1 cinnamon stick
3-4 lawang(cloves)

Wash tomatoes and pressure cook with turmeric powder,salt,cinnamon,lawang, tejpatta and 1 cup water.
when done cool and peel the tomatoes. reserve the water and put the tomatoes  in blender with left ingredients in the cooker except tejpatta to make a fine paste.
now heat oil a non sticky  pan . add seeds mix when they splutter add seedless dates,salt and a pinch of turmeric powder and stir.cook for 3-4 min  add tomato paste and the reserved water and bring to a boil.
now add sugar stir occationally .cook till done. next time i am making this with grapes suggested by my sweet tooth Hubby:)

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Richa Priyanka said...

i have to try this :) i am glad to hear abt sweet tooth hubby.. hum log exchange nahi kar sakte kya? niket hate sweets and i love them! kya tamatar ke badle grapes use karenge?

sona_r said...

NAHIN KHAJOOR K BADLE ..Mujhe yaad hai main angoor k saath bana chuki hun.