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Khatti Meethi Chutney
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Khatti Meethi Chutney

Khatti Meethi Chutney is a South Asian dip; Which consists of jaggery, ginger powder, and other ingredients will give this chutney a delicious sweet taste. This Chutney can be served with any appetizer.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: chutney, dips, easy chutney, easy recipe, Green Chutney, iftar, khatti, khatti meethi chutney, meethi
Servings: 6 people
Author: Sarah Mirza


  • 1 cup jaggery
  • ½ tsp ginger powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp black salt
  • ¼ tsp black peppercorns dry roasted
  • cup water
  • 2 pinches red color
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp tamarind concentrated paste
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour


  • In a fry pan, on medium heat, add cumin seeds and black peppercorns, and dry roast them.
  • In a electric coffee grinder or mortar and pestle add the dry roasted black peppercorns and cumin seeds and grind them.
  • Next to the black peppercorn and cumin seeds mixture add black salt, funnel seeds, red chili powder, black salt, ginger powder, and grind them up. (You should have a powder mixture by now.) Set it aside.
  • Next in a small bowl mix together ½ cup of water and all purpose flour mix well. (Make sure it's lump-free and the flour gets fully dissolves.) Set it aside.
  • In a medium size saucepan, on medium heat, bring 3 cups of water to boil.
  • Add jaggery, keep on stirring it until all the jaggery dissolves.
  • Bring the jaggery mixture to a boil.
  • Add in tamarind concentrated paste and mix well.
  • Now add in the powder that you made for the chutney in the coffee grinder or mortar and pestle and mix well.
  • Let everything cook for about 5-7 minutes as you keep stirring it.
  • Mix the all purpose flour mixture in your chutney on the stove.
  • Now mix in the red food color to your chutney.
  • Let it cook for 5-7 minutes again stirring continously.
  • Turn off the stove.
  • Let it rest for 15 minutes, occsionally stirring.
  • Store in an airtight container like a mason jar in the fridge or freezer.