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 )
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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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27 comments :

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

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  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...

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  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

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

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

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  6. Dips are lovely. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  7. Delicious sand colorful dip.
    Deepa

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

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

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  10. wow, totally loved its colour ans texture:) Well done:)
    www.merrytummy.blogspot.com

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

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  11. What a sweet and delicious flavour :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  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 :)

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  13. Sounds Interesting,tempting chutney

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  14. Superb clicks n just love the recipe

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

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

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