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Sweet Tamarind Chutney (Imli ki Chutney)

This easy to make chutney can be used for making Bhel Puri, can be served with samosa and is an integral part of any Indian Chaat. 

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Accompaniment
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: aloo chaat, chaat, jaggery, papdi chaat, sweet tamarind chutney
Author: Bhawna Maharshi


  • 1/2 Cup Tamarind Pulp
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp Raisins
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder roasted
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Salt
  • 1 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1 tbsp Muskmelon Seeds
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder


  • Slightly roast Muskmelon Seeds and keep aisde.
  • In a Pan add tamarind pulp and three Cups of water. Mix Well.
  • Add Sugar and Jaggery. cook till the sugar melts.
  • Add Black Salt, Ginger Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Salt, Garam Masala Powder, Cumin Powder, and Raisins.
  • Bring to boil and Cook till the Chutney becomes Dense .
  • Add roasted Muskmelon Seeds .
  • Remove the pan from heat and keep on the counter until it is cooled properly.
  • Transfer in a clean glass jar and refrigerate up to 3 months.
    Use as and when required.