Monday, June 23, 2014

Mango Chutney


This is my first attempt at making chutney and I was having the impression that it's going to be a very tedious chore.  When a friend gave me a few mangoes recently, I quickly browsed through the internet to look for some easy recipes to try my hands at making chutney.  I was taken aback when I realised that it was not so difficult as I had imagined and  was truly very satisfied with my maiden attempt!




Recipe for Mango Chutney

    Ingredients

    • 850 gm/1.3/4 lb mango flesh, cut into 3/4" cubes.
    • 80 gm raisin
    • 1/4 cup apple cider
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 1 Tsp chopped garlic
    • 1 Tsp chilli powder
    • 1  Tsp garam masala
    • 1 Tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/4  Tsp turmeric powder
    • 2 Tsps oil
    Method
    1. Lightly fry the chopped garlic and onion with oil, add in the mustard seeds, stir fry.
    2. Add in the mangoes, raisins and the rest of the ingredients.  Mix well and once it starts to boil, lower the heat and let it simmer for about 1 hour, till syrupy.  Stir occasionally to prevent the bottom from burning.
    3. Test for taste.
    4. Spoon immediately into clean, sterilised warm jars and seal.
    5. Let cool, then keep refrigerated. 





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  1. My mouth is watering...Cheah. I haven't made any chutney in a long while...time to start a batch with some summer fruits.

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    1. Good idea to make chutney with summer fruits, Angie!

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  2. I have always been intimidated by the thought of making Chutney too, Cheah. Yours looks so good I may just have to give it a try. You make it sound pretty easy too.

    Thank you so much for sharing, Cheah...

    P.S. Will you be joining us for the Picnic Game this year? I hope, I hope:)

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    1. I thought it'd be a mammoth task in the beginning but once you've digested the recipe it was easy. Ya, I hope so, have been pretty busy these days.

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  3. Cheah , your chutney is so mouth-watering m just drooling . homemade is the best and and easy . Thanks for sharing :).

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    1. You're most welcome, Nee. Yes, homemade ones are still the best.

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  4. Cheah, your mango chutney looks good! I bet it was delicious and you can't stop eating it hah..hah...

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  5. Nice...I love it and it has been a long time since I last made them...yours made me drool and inspire me to make some too :) Thanks for sharing your version...looks great ! KIV your version :)

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    1. I know you can do it, momsie. My version is straightforward!

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  6. I always ask for this when we go for banana leaf meals :) Never thought of making it myself. Mouth watering!

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  7. I love the first and third pictures. The chutney looks so mouth watering... slurp!

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