Thursday, February 19, 2015

Tomato , Dates, Aamsattor chatni


Red,fresh and juicy tomato 2 large (chopped)

Dates/ kheNjur 5-6 (quartered)

Aamsatto** half of whole small packet (cubed)

Ginger julienne 1/4 inch

Raisin 10-12

PaaNchforon/ five spices 1/4 tea spoon

Dry red chilli 1 piece

Turmeric powder 1 pinch

Salt 1/4 tea spoon or less

Sugar little more than 1/2 cup (or according to taste)

Lime juice 1 tea spoon

Roasted cumin seed and dry red chilli powder 1/4 tea spoon


Heat 2 teaspoon mustard oil in a pan. Temper it with paNchphoron & dry red chilli.  Feel the aroma (do not burn it) and ginger julienne. Stir it for few seconds.

Add chopped tomato.Give it few nice stir in medium heat. 

Add salt & turmeric powder and cook for 3-4 minutes covered and in low heat till tomato is soft and pulpy in texture. Take a long-handle spoon and smash the tomato to smooth texture with back of the spoon. Try as much possible. 

Now add sugar. Add sugar depending to your taste and stir it. Keep the heat low

Add aamsatto, kheNjur and raisins. And cook for 3-4 minutes.

Finally turn off the heat and add lime juice to it. 

Shift it to a bowl and sprinkle bhaja mashla over the chaatni.

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