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Sonth chutney / Imli chutney / Sweet chutney for chaats

Sonth chutney is a tasty accompaniment from North India. One of the essentials in the refrigerator as it serves many purpose.

Course condiments
Cuisine north indian
Keyword chutney variety, imli chutney, sonth chutney, sweet chutney for chaats
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Author Jayashree


  • 1 cup tamarind pulp
  • 2 cup jaggery grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1.2 teaspoon black salt


  1. Take a lemon sized ball of tamarind, rinse and soak in a cup of water for two hours.

  2. Grate the jaggery.

  3. Extract the pulp from the tamarind. Pass through a sieve to remove impurities.

  4. Take a pan, add the pulp, jaggery and salt. Simmer for three minutes. Let the consistency be thin.

  5. Add cumin powder. Remove and keep it aside.

  6. Once it cools, store in a bottle.