Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Khubani ki Chutney ( Apricot Dipping Sauce )

Khubani ki Chutney ( Apricot Dipping Sauce ) ... A sweet and sour chutney or dipping sauce made of dried apricots, sugar and seasonings. Serve as a dip with Rolls, Samosas, Sandwiches, Fritters or as a dressing over fruit salad.

Khubani ki Chutney ( Apricot Dipping Sauce )

Ingredients :
  • 2 cup seedless dried apricots
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp.  red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp.  nigella seeds ( kalonji ), optional
  • 1/4 tsp.  carom seeds ( ajwaiin )
  • 1/2 tsp.  cumin seeds ( safaid zeera )
  • 3 tbsp.  vinegar

Method :
  • Wash the apricots and soak in a saucepan with water for 15 - 30 minutes ( depending on how dried your apricots are ).
  • Place the pan on the stove top, add sugar and bring the water to a boil.
  • Cook over medium heat for about 10 - 15 minutes until the apricots are soft.
  • Remove from heat, let it cool down before blending to a puree.
  • Transfer the puree back to the pan, add remaining ingredients.
  • Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously until thickened ( about 5 minutes ).
  • Transfer to a clean airtight jar or container. Let cool completely and store in refrigerator.

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  1. I would love this with rolls filled with cottage cheese!

  2. we get this chutney with samosas from our pakistani joint downstairs and we used to always wonder what it is!!! so this is it... :) :) thank u for sharing...

  3. What a wonderful chutney!!
    I have to tell you that my Mom used to make it, as we really like it
    Thank you for the recipe

  4. Replies
    1. Thank you Katerina, Rafeeda, Akila, Winnie, Ramya, Ruxana :)

  5. Very interesting chutney, must try this one :)

  6. Dips are lovely. Excellent preparation.

  7. Delicious sand colorful dip.

  8. I've never had any kind of chutney other than mint or imli... This looks amazing! I love the combination of spices!

  9. Who needs bread?
    I'd eat this by the spoonfuls!

  10. wow, totally loved its colour ans texture:) Well done:)

    1. Many thanks Nora, Divya , Deepa, Henna, Colette, Shweta :)

  11. What a sweet and delicious flavour :)

    Choc Chip Uru

  12. P.S To prepare for my exams now I won't be commenting for around 4 weeks - See you in a month my friend :)

  13. Sounds Interesting,tempting chutney

  14. Superb clicks n just love the recipe

  15. wow... fabulous recipe... mouth watering...

  16. Ramadan Mubarak Ambreen! chutney looks colorful and yummy!


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