This tangy and sweet sauce just makes everything it touched a 10 times better. This chutney unfortunately cannot be bound to a single fixed recipe. It varies and it does vary crazily, depending on the taste buds on your mouth. This chutney is made more like "a drop in your mouth","taste","add/reduce ingredient" - if you know what I mean.
I have given a rough estimate of the ingredients involved which I would request your discretion and taste to take over once you start making. For a rough guideline this is it below
- 1/2 packet of dry tamarind pulp (about 100gms) or you can use about 4-5 tbsp of tamarind paste
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (optional)
- salt to taste ( for authentic taste, use Black salt or "sanchal" available in Indian stores)
- 1-2 tbsp jaggery (use as per taste while cooking)
- 1-2 tsp chilli powder (as per taste)
- 1-2 tsp roasted cumin powder ( to make this: dry roast cumin and powder)
- 1-2 tsp Garam masala
- a little more than a pinch of asafoetida
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