Coriander

Savory and spicy Dates tamarind dip

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February 27, 2017
Photo by Navneetha
Author Notes

Dates are packed with full of nutrients and has many health benefits.On other hand tamarind with its tangy sour taste when combined with dates which is a natural sweetner along with some hot spices you can make a delicious dip which can be acompained with some chat items like samosa,panipuri,bhelpuri,pakodas or can also be used as a dipping sauce with nachos. —Navneetha

  • Serves as per use
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind soaked in 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup Dates deseeded soaked in 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • Black salt as per taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger powder
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. -Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup water and microwave for few seconds.Even soak dates in 1/2 cup of water and microwave for few seconds.
  2. -Extract juice from tamarind and take in blender.Even transfer microwaved date pieces to blender after cooling them
  3. -Now add all spices coriander powder,red chilli powder,cumin powder,Ginger powder and black salt.Blend to a smooth paste.
  4. -Transfer the ground paste to sauce pan and add half cup of water.Bring the mixture to boil for 10 to 15 mins on medium heat until it becomes thick and pulpy.
  5. -cool and store in air tight container. Make the consistency thin or thick as per your choice.
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