Green Chutney and Sweet Chutney are the two chutneys used in almost all Indian Chats. Green chutney is prepared from fresh mint coriander leaves. sweet chutney is prepared from dates, tamarind and Jaggery. These Chutneys can also be served as a dip to samosa and other appetizers. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing two chaat chutneys - Green chutney and sweet chutney.
Green chutney preparation:
Mint Leaves(Tightly packed)
Coriander Leaves (Tightly packed)
Green chilies chopped
Wash and chop mint leaves and coriander leaves. Blend all the ingredients into a smooth paste by adding enough water. Lemon juice is added to prevent mint leaves colour change.
Sweet chutney preparation:
- Soak tamarind in hot water and extract tamarind juice. Discard seeds and fibres.
- Cook dates, jaggery, tamarind juice, chilli powder, chaat powder and salt for 12-15 mins till dates turn soft.
- Allow the mixture to cool down and grind it to a smooth paste by adding enough water.