Dates Varattiyathu


Ingredients for Dates Varattiyathu:

  1. Dates cut into 4 pieces after removing seeds – 1 cup
  2. Tamarind – size of a gooseberry (made juice in 1 cup water)
  3. Chilli powder – 2 big spoons
  4. Tomato cut into small pieces – 1
  5. Onion cut into small pieces – 1
  6. Curry leaves – 1 stalk
  7. Sugar – 1 tsp
  8. Mustard – ½ tsp
  9. Garlic crushed – 1 tsp
  10. Water – 1 cup
  11. Salt – as needed
  12. Coconut oil – 1 big spoon

Method of preparation of Dates Varattiyathu:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it sputters add curry leaves and garlic.
  2. Saute for a few seconds and add onion and chilli powder.
  3. Add tamarind water, tomato, sugar, salt and 1 cup water. Mix it well.
  4. Add dates and cook well and water absorbed. If needed add extra water.

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