This sweet sour and spicy tomato chutney is very easy to make and eqally tasty .
It goes well with almost anything .
Rice , khichdi , roti , puries or even bread .
Just try it and enjoy it .
half kg - tomatoes
8/10 - dates (seeded & chopped)
2 tbsp - black currants
10/12 pieces - aam papad / ambe saath ( dried mango pulp will also do )
1 tsp each - mustard seeds , cumin , fenugreek seeds , kalounji , fennel seeds ( this is called paanchphoran )
1 tbsp - chilly powder
1 & 1/2 cup - jaggery
2 tbsp - oil
salt to taste
Cut tomatoes into big pieces .
Heat oil in a pan and add the paanchphoran masala into it .
When the seeds splutter add cut tomato pieces and stir well .
Cover with lid and half cook for 5 minutes .
Now add black currents , chopped dates and aam papad , chilly powder , jaggery and salt .
Mix everything well and add a cup of water .
Cook till mixture starts becoming semi-thick .
Switch off the gas as when cooled the chutney becomes thick .
When chutney completely cools down fill it in a glass bottle and store in fridge .
This chutney stays well for almost two months if stored properly .