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Friday, January 3, 2014

What is Chutney?

Mango chutney is a sort of a combination pickle and preserve. It is usually made rather sweetly and very hot, and is eaten with curry and rice. mango chutney goes well with all kinds of meats. In South Africa, it is usually made of any tart fruit and savory vegetable; this makes excellent tasting chutney. Use mango chutney in place of relish, mustard, ketchup and salsa. Many regions in Africa are famous for their chutney. 



Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney

Ingredients:
2 cups white vinegar
2 cups dried chopped mango
2 bunches fresh cilantro chopped
2 cups golden raisins
2 teaspoons grated ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon allspice
2 tablespoons dried onion
Red pepper flakes to taste

Directions:
Add all ingredients together and simmer 30 minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly pour chutney into a 2-quart jar. Allow to cool on the counter.



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