Sweet and Sour Dip

A Thai dip that partly resembles the meetha chutney so commonly used in the preparation of chaat in India. The sweetness of jaggery and the sour flavour of imli combine well, resulting in a delectable Sweet and Sour Dip that goes very well with nachos, papdi and other crispies.

Sweet and Sour Dip

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Sweet and Sour Dip recipe - How to make Sweet and Sour Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.50 cup
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1/2 cup roughly chopped jaggery (gur)
4 tsp tamarind (imli)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

  1. Combine the tamarind and 1 cup of water in a bowl, mix well using your finger tips for 2 minutes and strain using a strainer. Discard the tamarind and retain the tamarind water.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, including the tamarind water, in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Cool completely and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy41 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates10.2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg


Sweet and Sour Dip
 on 10 Sep 16 01:11 PM

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10 Sep 16 01:36 PM
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Sweet And Sour Dip
 on 02 Jan 11 02:04 PM

As the name suggests, its sweet and sour and incredible tasty! Goes with almost anything and everything! Easy to make in large quantities too!