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Tomato and Dates Chutney

Tomato Dates Chutney

Sweet and Spicy Tomato Dates Chutney Recipe | Gluten-free, Vegan Chutney with Tomato and Dates without any synthetic sugar
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Tomato and Chilli Roasting Time 10 minutes
Course Condiments
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 Cup


  • Heavy Bottomed Pan/Cast Iron Pan
  • Knife
  • Ladle
  • Chopping Board


  • 4 medium Tomatoes(Red ,Ripe and Juicy)
  • 4-5 Dates(seedless)
  • 1-2 tbsp Dried Cranberries optional
  • 1-2 Green Chilies or Jalapeno Peppers
  • 1" Ginger Piece
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1-2 Dry Whole Red Chilli
  • ¼ tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Fennel Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Onion Seeds/Kalonji
  • 1-2 tbsp Mustard Oil or any Plant based oil
  • Black Salt as per taste
  • Jaggery /Jaggery Powder or any Raw Sugar


  • Nicely wash tomatoes.

Roasting tomatoes(optional)

  • Arrange Tomatoes on skewers . Roast on medium flame. You can also grill tomatoes in oven or on grill.
  • Also, roast green chili or jalapeno.
  • Then chop roasted tomatoes and crush roasted chilli and ginger coarsely in mortar and pestle.
  • If not roasting tomatoes, then chop roughly.

Cooking Chutney

  • In a kadhai/heavy bottomed pan, heat oil on medium flame.
  • Add whole red dry chilli, cumin seeds, once seeds crackle, add other spices(fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds). Sauté for few seconds.
  • Add coarsely crushed ginger and green chilli., and sauté again for few seconds.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, also add chopped dates and cranberries.
  • Cook for about 2-3 mins then add coriander powder, salt, jaggery.
  • Add about ¼-½ Cup water. Mix, cover and cook till tomatoes are soft and mushy and cooked well.
  • Cool and store in an air tight container. Serve with meals as required.
Keyword Tamatar Khajur Chutney, Tomato Dates Chutney
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