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Friday, July 6, 2012

Dates Chutney / Eenthappazham Chutney

Dates are rich in several vitamins and minerals.Intake of a date daily gives a balanced and healthy diet.
You can include dates in your diet through a variety of dishes like eenthappazham chutney.
It differs from other chutney  by its sweet-tangy taste.

  • Pitted dates - 6 nos
  • Tamarind - 1 gooseberry ball size
  • Pearl Onion - 2 nos 
  • Red Chilly- 3 nos(or according to your taste)
  • Curry leaves - 2- 3 leaves
  • Coconut Oil - ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste

  • Roast Red Chillies in a pan(with out oil) till it becomes crisp.
  • Soak the dates in little water for 2 -3 minutes.
  • Grind the  Dates,  Tamarind, Red Chilly, Pearl Onion, curry leaves and Salt together to a fine paste.
  • Add coconut oil to the Chutney and mix well. 

Recommended Combination: Serve with  Dosa / Chappathi / Vegetable Pulav