Dates Jaggery No Sugar Dip | Khajur Gur Ki Chutney | Chutney For Chaat

Dates Jaggery Dip is a sweet and sour no sugar dip made with dates and jaggery which goes well with all chaat recipes.Dates are chewy with a sweet flavor. Being rich in various nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, dates have amazing benefits for the brain and heart. It also helps in improving bone health, treating constipation, intestinal disorders, heart problems, anemia, and many other conditions.

No Sugar Dip

By adding jaggery this chutney becomes healthier. The benefits of jaggery include its ability to cleanse your body, sweeten your food in a healthy manner, and provide good amounts of minerals. This chutney can be stored in a refrigerated for up to 6 months.

Ingredients :
Dates – 1 cup
Grated Jaggery – 1 cup

Roasted pumpkin and melon seeds – 1/4 cup

Amchur powder – 1 tsp
Roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Roasted fennel powder – 1/4 tsp
Black salt – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1/2 tsp

Jar Of Goodness

Method :

  1. Wash and soak dates in a 1 cup of warm water for 30 minutes. Then remove seeds and grind dates (use same water in which dates are soaked) into a smooth puree.
  2. In a nonstick pan add grated jaggery with dates puree and mix till jaggery is completely dissolved.
  3. Then add all spices and mix gently.
  4. Cook the chutney on low flame till to right and little thick consistency on low flame.
  5. Switch off the gas and add roasted pumpkin seeds, melon seeds. Mix them well.
  6. Keep aside prepared chutney to cool down completely and then store in a glass jar.
Khajur Gur Ki Chutney

Tips :

  1. This stays good in the fridge for 6 months.
  2. You can have the consistency of the sweet chutney as per your choice. Simply alter the amount of water and make the chutney thin or thick as per your requirements.
  3. Adjust the amount of jaggery according to your taste.
  4. Don’t overcook chutney. It will be thick when cools down.
Healthy Chutney

Sarso Ka Saag – Winter Recipe

Green leafy vegetables like palak (spinach), mustard greens (sarso), methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) these all are winter vegetables. These vegetables are loaded with vitamins and minerals. Sarso Ka Saag – It is a famous recipe from North India made with the combination of these green vegetables. I grew up in Chandigarh – Sarso ka saag teh Makki ki roti with homemade white butter is my all-time favorite meal in winters.

Sarso Ka Saag

Sarso Ka Saag – Winter Recipe


Green Leafy Vegetable
Mustard leaves – 250 gms
Spinach – 200 gms
Fenugreek Leaves – 100 gms

Masala Ingredients
Finely chopped onion – 1 big
Finely chopped tomato – 2 big
Finely chopped garlic  – 2 tbsp
Finely chopped ginger – 1 inch
Finely chopped green chili – 1
Maize flour – 3 tbsp
Mustard oil – 2 tbsp
Cumin – 1 tsp
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste


  1. Clean all green leafy vegetables, remove stalk and separate the leaves from it. Wash the leaves thoroughly with water, drain out the excess water and chop the leaves finely.
  2. Now add all chopped green leafy vegetables in a pressure cooker with 1/2 cup of water. Close the lid and cook until one whistle. After it simmers once, turns off the flame and let the steam escape on its own.
  3. Heat mustard oil in a pan on low flame and add cumin. Allow it to crackle.
  4. Then add chopped onions and sauté on a medium flame until translucent. Now add ginger, garlic, green chili and cook for 5 minutes on the medium-low flame.
  5. Add coriander powder, red chili powder, tomato puree and cook until masala leaves oil.
  6. At this stage add maize flour and stir constantly to roast.
  7. Open the lid of pressure cooker and mash the boiled green leafy vegetables with a ladle or spoon.
  8. Now add mashed green leafy vegetables and salt into the cooked masala. Mix them well.
  9. Now add 1 cup water and cook on low flame for 10 to 12 minutes. Do stir the sabzi after every 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Garnish with homemade white butter and serve.

Winter Special