Chutney Mix 2022-Older [UPDATED]
After a bit of mashing. Stored in jars in the fridge this chutney will last up to at least two months. You can also freeze it for several months. For long-term storage, can it in airtight jars: Pour the mixture directly into sterilized jars and process in a water bath for 10 minutes. Let sit undisturbed for 24 hours then store jars in a dark, cool place. Will keep for at least a year.
Chutney Mix 2022-Older
This Cranberry Chutney is bursting with fruit, tang and a hint of orange Cognac liquor. This chutney is made with New England cranberries, fresh orange, apples, raisins and a blend of warm aromatic spices.
It makes a beautiful sauce perfect for all your white roasted meats including chicken, pork and is delicious with baked ham! Pair with Harman's Aged Cheddar, Camembert and Brie cheese for a holiday entertaining favorite. This cranberry orange chutney is also a perfect addition to a grilled cheese sandwich or chicken panini.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes or Winter SquashPreheat the oven to 400 F/204 C. Peel and seed the winter squash or scrub the sweet potatoes clean (no need to peel them). Chop the potatoes or squash into 1-inch chunks. Spread a sheet of parchment paper in a roasting pan. In a large bowl, combine the veggies with chutney, using about 1/4 cup chutney per 2 pounds of vegetables. Transfer to the roasting pan and spread into an even layer. Roast until the sweet potatoes or squash are tender, about 30 to 40 minutes.
Since plain idlis are mild in taste, a condiment is considered essential. Idlis are often served with chutneys (coconut based), sambar and Medu vada. However, this varies greatly by region and personal taste, it is also often served with kaara chutney (onion based) or spicy fish curries. The dry spice mixture podi is convenient while travelling.
The most common chutney that you get in every Indian restaurant is the mint cilantro chutney. It goes so well with all Indian appetizers, breads etc. however there are some other amazing chutneys as well.
Apple Chutney is a delicious relish made with apples, spices, apple vinegar & a sweetener. Chutney is an Indian condiment usually made with veggies, coconut, nuts, fruits, spices & herbs. Every region in India has a different way of making chutney & pickles. There are numerous kinds of chutneys made across India. Most of these are spicy, hot, tangy & sometimes sweet tasting like this Sweet Tamarind Chutney , Sweet tomato chutney and mango chutney.
Apple Chutney is a condiment made by simmering fresh apples with sugar, apple cider vinegar and spices. It is similar to the tamarind chutney & has exceptionally great flavors. It is delicious & tastes sweet, tangy & slightly hot with bursting flavors of spices.
Fruit chutney is Indian inspired & originated during the British rule / British Raj, as a way to preserve the surplus produce. Overtime fruit chutney became very popular & made way to the store shelves. It is made with various fruits like apples, mangoes, cranberries, peaches & pretty much with every other fruit in season.
I have used the first 3 in the whole form and not ground as they help the chutney to develop flavors overtime. If using them in the ground form, be cautious as the ground spices are stronger in flavor.
Fennel seeds & cumin are roasted on a low flame and then ground. You may use them whole if you are going to preserve the chutney for longer. But I have found both these spices are best when used ground .
Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar gives the best results here especially if you intend to serve it immediately. You can substitute it with malt vinegar but the apple chutney will have a stronger vinegary flavor which vanishes overtime if preserved for a few months.
6. Sugar dissolves and the entire mixture will have a lot of moisture. Open the lid when the apples are tender and you begin to smell the mixture good. Continue to cover in the open pot stirring until all of the excess moisture evaporates and the apple chutney turns thick.
This chutney keeps good for several months when stored in a clean, dry & air tight glass jar. Place the bottle in a dry cabinet. Avoid keeping it in the kitchen if it is very humid. If making in large quantity then store them in smaller jars. Use moist free spoons to serve it. 041b061a72