Recipe courtesy of Home Made Simple (See our review of the Home Made Simple book in our San
Diego Bookshelf section--and scroll down for this sweetly simple recipe.)
November 6, 2010 – Chutney, a sweet and spicy relish originally from India, was imported to merry old England in the 17th century, where it swiftly gained popularity. Jelly-like in consistency, chutney is customarily made with fruits, vinegar, and spices of East India. Now you can brighten up your holiday table with these festive flavors!
1 bag (12-16 ounces), frozen mango chunks thawed
1 1/2 cups vinegar
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 box (12-16 ounces) of golden raisins
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1. Combine ingredients in a large bowl and pour into a heavy bottomed saucepan.
2. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce to a medium heat.
3. Cook until thickened, stirring regularly to avoid scorching, for 20-25 minutes.
4. Chill before serving.