Spicy Date and Cumin Chutney


• ⅓ cup water
• 10 dates, seedless
• 2 teaspoons lemon juice
• 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
• 1 teaspoon rock salt
• 1 small green chili


1. Simply blend all the ingredients together until smooth. Serve as a condiment with Indian dishes such as vegetable tikki.
2. Store in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.


  1. Natural Sweetness: Dates provide natural sweetness to the chutney without the need for added sugars, making it a healthier alternative to traditional chutneys.
  2. Digestive Aid: Cumin seeds are known for their digestive properties and can help alleviate digestive discomfort.
  3. Balanced Flavor: The combination of sweet dates, tangy lemon juice, earthy cumin seeds, spicy green chili, and savory rock salt creates a well-balanced flavor profile that enhances the taste of various dishes.
  4. Quick and Easy: With just a few ingredients and minimal preparation required, this chutney is quick and easy to make, perfect for busy days.
  5. Versatile: This chutney can be served as a condiment with a variety of Indian dishes, from snacks like vegetable tikki to main courses like biryani.
  6. No Artificial Additives: Made with all-natural ingredients, this chutney is free from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives.
  7. Rich in Nutrients: Dates are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making this chutney not only delicious but also nutritious.
  8. Spicy Kick: The addition of green chili adds a spicy kick to the chutney, adding excitement to your meals.
  9. Preservable: This chutney can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days, allowing you to enjoy it over multiple meals.
  10. Authentic Flavor: Capture the authentic flavors of Indian cuisine with this homemade chutney that brings a taste of India to your table.

Nutritive Value:

  • Dates: Rich in fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants.
  • Lemon Juice: Provides vitamin C and adds a tangy flavor to the chutney.
  • Cumin Seeds: Contains antioxidants and may aid digestion.
  • Rock Salt: Contains minerals and trace elements, and is considered healthier than refined salt.
  • Green Chili: Adds spiciness and contains capsaicin, which may have metabolism-boosting properties.
  • Water: Helps to achieve the desired consistency of the chutney without adding extra calories or sugar.

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