Tomato And Date Chutney

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Feeds 4:

200gm ripe and red tomatoes
Half inch ginger
5-10 stoned mejdool dates
1 dry red chilli
Quarter cup white sugar
2 tbsp colourless flavourless oil
Roughly chop the tomatoes and grate the ginger. Bring the oil to heat in a small pot over a high heat.

When it starts sizzling, break in the red chilli and add the ginger. Sir fry for a few seconds until the ginger turns pale golden. Then add the tomatoes and cook on a high flame until they disintegrate.

Now add the sugar and dates and stir for another five minutes until the tomatoes take on a jam-like texture. Cool, store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days and enjoy. This freezez well in airtight containers too.