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Malawian Fruit Chutney

Malawian Fruit Chutney

Malawian fruit chutney is an ingredient used to make the fish dish chambo. Chutney’s are very popular in India for example and the British were the colonizers of India and Malawi.

You can use it on any number of things like ice cream, toast, eggs etc. etc. This will make a quart of chutney and it keeps for a very long time in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

4 large fresh peaches

1 cup dried apricots

1 cup raisins

2 large red onions

2 1/2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons chili powder

2 teaspoons ground coriander

2 teaspoons salt

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO MAKE MALAWIAN FRUIT CHUTNEY

Place boiling water in a large bowl, soak the dried apricots just enough to cover them for about an hour until they are plump and re-hydrated.Drain them but reserve the water.

Chop them into small pieces. Peel the peaches and chop them into small chunks, dice the onion

Place all the ingredients including the reserved water into a saucepan and heat for about 20 minutes until bubbly. Reduce the heat to a simmer for about 1 hour do not cover and stir occasionally

When it is ready, allow to cool for about 15 minutes then transfer the chutney into sterilized glass jars or containers . Make sure it cool completely before sealing the jars with lids.The chutney can be enjoyed immediately, but it will taste even better after a day or two.

Store the chutney in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Serve the Malawian fruit chutney alongside grilled meats, cheeses, or as a dip for snacks. It can also be used as a flavorful topping for sandwiches or wraps.

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Malawian Fruit Chutney

Serves: 1 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 100 calories 1 gram fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 4 large fresh peaches
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 large red onions
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Instructions

  • Place boiling water in a large bowl, soak the dried apricots just enough to cover them for about an hour until they are plump and re-hydrated.Drain them but reserve the water.
  • Chop them into small pieces. Peel the peaches and chop them into small chunks, dice the onion
  • Place all the ingredients including the reserved water into a saucepan and heat for about 20 minutes until bubbly. Reduce the heat to a simmer for about 1 hour do not cover and stir occasionally
  • When it is ready, allow to cool for about 15 minutes then transfer the chutney into sterilized glass jars or containers . Make sure it cool completely before sealing the jars with lids.The chutney can be enjoyed immediately, but it will taste even better after a day or two.
  • Store the chutney in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Serve the Malawian fruit chutney alongside grilled meats, cheeses, or as a dip for snacks. It can also be used as a flavorful topping for sandwiches or wraps.

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