Tomatoes With Dates and Green Chilli Chutney

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Tomatoes, Dates and Green chillies makes this delicious and easy chutney a great appetizer, the green chillies gives an extra punch of heat we Srilankans enjoy.

What you will need
2 kg of Tomatoes chopped (preferably the large ones)

1 cup dates deseeded

4-5 Green chillies

2 tablespoon of Ginger grated

3/4 cup of rice Vinegar or any other vinegar you prefer

Salt to taste

1 tablespoon curry powder

1/2 a Cup of Water

1 tablespoon of chilli flecks

1 cup sugar


Include the chopped Tomatoes in a pan.

Add the sliced Green chillies, grated ginger and Vinegar, I’m choosing Rice vinegar but choose a Vinegar you prefer.

Include the deseeded dates.

Followed by Sugar and red chilli flecks. add a teaspoon of salt.

Mix all ingredients together, leave for five minutes.

On medium fire add 1/2 a cup of water and let it simmer until you reach the correct consistency, always make sure you have the taste balanced adding salt accordingly.

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2 Discussions


3 years ago

I can't wait to try this out. Love the idea of adding the dates.

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