- For The Meetha Chutney (makes Approx. 2 1/2 Cups)
- Deseeded dates (khajur)- 1 cup
- Deseeded tamarind (imli)- 1/2 tbsp
- Lemon juice-1 tbsp
- Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
- Cumin seeds (jeera) powder-1 tsp
- Black salt (sanchal)- 1/2 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Quick cooking rolled oats-1 cup
- Finely chopped tomatoes-1/4 cup
- Beaten low-fat curds (dahi)- 1 cup
- Meetha chutney , recipe above-1 tbsp
- Cooked kala chana (brown chick peas)- 1/4 cup
- Chilli powder-2 tsp
- Cumin seeds (jeera) powder-2 tsp
- Black salt (sanchal)- 2 tsp
- Chaat masala-2 tsp
- Mixed seeds (flex seeds, watermelon seeds, sunflower seeds, white till, pumpkin seeds etc) - 1 cup
For The Garnish
- Finely chopped coriander (dhania) - 1/2 cup
- Fresh pomegranate (anar) - 3 tbsp
for the Meetha chutney
Wash the dates and tamarind and put them in a pressure cooker on a high flame for 2 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape and keep aside to cool.
Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste using 2 tbsp water.
Strain the mixture through a sieve.
Add lemon juice, chilli powder, cumin seed powder, black salt and mix well. Keep aside.
How to precede
Dry roast the oats in a non-stick pan on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep aside to cool.
Combine all the ingredients, including the oats, in a large bowl and mix well.
Serve immediately garnished with coriander and pomegranate mixed seeds.
The Meetha chutney can stay fresh for 2 months when stored in the deep-freezer.