Christmas chutney

Recipe from: 12/5/2002 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 14
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 1
    red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1
    red pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3
    onions, finely sliced
  • 250
    g
    dried apricots, quartered
  • 150
    ml
    olive oil
  • 10
    ml
    cumin
  • 30
    ml
    yellow mustard seeds
  • 10
    ml
    turmeric
  • 2
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 30
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 10
    ml
    salt
  • black pepper
  • 250
    ml
    apple cider vinegar
  • 100
    ml
    white wine vinegar
 

Method

 
Mix the chilli, pepper, onions and apricots and set aside.
Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin, mustard seeds, turmeric and garlic.
Stir-fry gently for 2 minutes.
Add the apricot mixture and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the remaining ingredients, stir and bring to the boil.
Simmer for 30 to 35 minutes or until the liquid is no longer runny and the mixture is thick and fragrant.
Pour into sterilised jars, cover with wax paper circles and seal.
Makes 1 litre.
As a gift:
Look for fairly small jars with glass stoppers and fill with the chutney.
Close and seal with wax on the outside.
Decorate with a piece of silver string and a name tag or silver leaf.
 

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