Want to add more flavor to your dishes? Here is the perfectly sweet and tangy tamarind chutney recipe- imli ki meethi chutney.

Everyone likes to eat a dish packed with savory flavors. And what’s better than homemade chutneys? One such staple chutney recipe from India is the ‘Tamarind Chutney.’ People love it there, and I am sure you would too. Tamarind (Imli) is known for its sweet and tangy taste and is widely used to make sauces, chutneys, stews, candies, and even drinks. With a burst of flavors, imli is also a healthy addition to your diet.

This flexible and drool-worthy chutney is made with tamarind, sugar/jaggery, and spices. It plays well with many different recipes as you can serve it all your snacks and chaats. You will thoroughly enjoy this vegan, gluten-free, low-fat, and homemade chutney!

About Tamarind Chutney / Imli Chutney Recipe:

Our very easy and flavorful tamarind sauce recipe can be prepared under 5 minutes only! Adjust the spice levels as you like and take your dishes to the next level with this simple chutney. You will definitely fall in love with the chutney’s simplicity, freshness, and delicious taste. The tamarind chutney allures kids, youngsters, and even senior citizens. It is sweet, sour, tangy, and spicy that can be refrigerated for a long time. Follow the steps and try for yourself.

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Ingredients required to make tamarind chutney / Imli Chutney recipe:

  • 1/3 cups Tamarind
  • 1/3 cups Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 spoon Kashmiri Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • Carom Powder

Stepwise instructions on how to make tamarind chutney / Imli Chutney recipe:

  • In a bowl.
  • Add Tamarind, Warm Water.
  • Now take out the pulp from the Tamarind.
  • Filter the pulp and refine the Tamarind thoroughly.

Cooking

  • Now boil the Tamarind.
  • And add water ro it the water boil for a while.
  • Add sugar, salt let it boil for 2 mins then add spices to it.
  • Add Kashmiri red chili powder and cumin powder.
  • Let it cool for a bit.
  • Serve it with snacks.

Tamarind Chutney Uses-

It is truly one of its kind, with the perfect sweetness, spiciness, and tanginess. You can serve this chutney in a variety of ways. Here are a few recipes with tamarind chutney:

  • Bhel Puri
  • Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Vada
  • Paani Puri
  • Aloo Chaat or Aloo Tikki
  • Serve with Samosa, Dhokla, Kachori, etc.

How to make the Best Tamarind Chutney / Imli Chutney at Home?

Now that you know how to make imli ki chutney right in your kitchen within 5 minutes, I have some tips and tricks to make to achieve the delightful flavor with the perfect balance of sweetness and spiciness.

  • The consistency of the chutney can be altered as per your preference. Add more water if you want a nice pouring (thin) consistency, or simmer the chutney for some time to get a thick consistency.
  • Only use fresh ingredients to achieve the perfect taste and color.
  • You can easily swap sugar with jaggery for a healthier option.
  • If you cannot find dried tamarind, use ½ cup of tamarind paste.
  • There are a lot of interesting add-in options for this imli ki chutney. Add some chopped dates, melon seeds, raisins, or banana slices for an enhanced taste.

Why try the Recipe? 

You will come across many different tamarind recipes on the internet, but ours is the quickest and simplest of them all. It is the best imli ki chutney recipe you can make right in your kitchen with just six basic ingredients. The chutney tastes absolutely fantastic. Also, let’s not forget tamarind is a nutritious, beautiful, and versatile fruit. This recipe is also vegan and gluten-free, so go ahead and make your batch for the month.

This chutney has deep notes of sweetness with a tang that turns a little sour or spicy. Imli ki chutney pairs well with all Indian appetizers, snacks, and chaat. You can enjoy it with pakoda, paneer tikka, samosa, raj kachori, vada pav, and so much more. It tastes good with everything and is a real treat for your taste buds. Some people use it as a dipping sauce, while others use it as a topping or mixing sauce. Try our easy and quick tamarind chutney recipe today! Follow ” SpicYum” for more delicious dips / chutney recipes.

How long does tamarind chutney / Imli Chutney last?

The leftover imli chutney made at home can last for over a month when stored in an airtight container in the fridge. Always use a clean, dry spoon while taking it out. 

You can even freeze tamarind chutney for 4-5 months in a freezer-safe container and thaw it for a few hours before using it.

Health Benefits of Tamarind:

  • The pulp is high in vitamin B1, B3, antioxidants, iron, phosphorus, fiber, and other vital vitamins and minerals, so tamarind is used for traditional medicine and boosts immunity.
  • It has anti-inflammatory properties that manage diabetes by maintaining your blood sugar levels.
  • This bean pod-like fruit contains potassium and tartaric acid, which aids in digestion, cures diarrhea, and relieves constipation.
  • Tamarind keeps your blood pressure in check and supports heart health.
  • Imli has a significant amount of all the essential amino acids that help repair tissues and the body’s growth.
  • It is also rich in calcium and magnesium, which is good for bone health.

Tamarind Chutney | Imli Chutney Recipe

Want to add more flavor to your dishes? Here is the perfectly sweet and tangy tamarind chutney recipe- imli ki meethi chutney.
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 6 mins
Course Quickreceipe
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 people
Calories 60 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1/3 cups Tamarind
  • 1/3 cups Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 spoon Kashmiri Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • Carom Powder

Instructions
 

  • Preparation
    -In a bowl.
    -Add Tamarind, Warm Water.
    -Now take out the pulp from the Tamarind.
    -Filter the pulp and refine the Tamarind thouroghly.
  • Cooking
    -Now boil the Tamarind.
    -And add water ro it the water boil for a while.
    -Add sugar, salt let it boil for 2 mins then add spices to it.
    -Add Kashmiri red chili powder, cumin powder, carom powder.
    -Let it cool for a bit.
    -Serve it with snacks.

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Nutrition

Calories: 60kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 390mgPotassium: 48mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 6IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 0.4mg
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