Sooth (chutney)

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Aloo Tikki served with chutneys.jpg
Aloo tikki served with Mint (left)and Saunth chutneys (right), and dahi
Place of origin India
Region or state North India
Type Chutney
Main ingredient(s) Tamarind, dried ginger, dates
Variations yogurt

Saunth (or sooth), is a sweet chutney used in Indian chaats. It is made from dried ginger (sooth) and tamarind (or imli) paste, hence the name.[1] The chutney is brownish-red in colour.

Modern sooth is often made with dates. However, sooth made with dried ginger adds a special flavour to the chaat and is preferred in most parts of North India.


  1. "Imli (Tamarind) Saunth (Dried Ginger) Chutney conserve Recipe". Retrieved 17 May 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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