Dates deseeded-2 cups
Tamarind deseeded- ¼ cup
Jaggery grated -1 cup
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Asafoetida –a pinch
Salt – to taste
Wash the dates and tamarind and place them in a saucepan.
Add the jaggery, chilli powder, asafoetida, salt and 4 cups of water and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes.
Cool and strain the mixture through a sieve.
Use as required. Store refrigerated.