Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Ber(Indian jujube) chutney


1.Red Ripe Ber(Indian jujube) - 1cup(deseed and cut into small pieces)
2.Jaggery(gur) - 1/2cup (you can add more if you want it sweeter)
3.Roasted powder - 2tsp
4.Whole red chilly - 2nos(split into two)
5.Refined oil- 2tsp
6.Mustard seeds - 1tsp
7.Salt to taste
8.Turmeric powder - 1,2tsp

Roasted powder consists of
1.Mustard seeds - 1tsp
2,Fenugreek seeds-1/2tsp
3.Fennel seeds - 1/2tsp
4.Cumin seeds - 1tsp
5.Nigella(kalaunji) seeds - 1/2tsp
6.Whole red chilly - 1no

Dry roast them and in a blender dry grind to a coarse powder.

Method for chutney

Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds and whole red chilly and allow to splutter.Add ber and stir fry for a minute or two.Once fried add turmeric and salt.Cover and cook for a minute.Add jaggery and cook in a low flame till all the jaggery melts and mixes well with ber.Switch off the flame and mix in the roasted powder.Serve cold

Note-This chutney will be sticky in consistency but yummy to eat.

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