Spicy Chutney
Spicy Chutney
Try this quick and easy Indian chutney recipe from Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Simmer
  • Preparation Time 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time 10 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 dried Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 3 dried Red chillies
  • Olive oil, for frying
  • 1 Onion, peeled and grated
  • 3 Garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced
  • 6 tablespoons Tamarind paste or watered-down tamarind block
  • 3 tablespoons Caster sugar
  • 4 heaped tablespoons desiccated Coconut
  • 2 large Carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
  • Sea salt and freshly ground Black pepper
Method
  1. Toast the curry leaves, cumin, mustard and coriander seeds in a dry pan over a low heat for about 2 minutes until aromatic (be careful not to burn them). Add a pinch of salt and the dried chillies. Add a little oil, then sweat the onion in it for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook over a low heat for 1–2 minutes until soft
  2. Add the tamarind paste and sugar and cook over a medium heat for about 2 minutes until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the coconut
  3. Add the carrots and mix well. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat and simmer gently for 5–6 minutes, adding 2–3 tablespoons of water if necessary to loosen. Taste and adjust the seasoning and sweetness as needed. Remove from the heat
  4. Pour the chutney into sterilised jars (see page 175) straight away and seal. You can eat this chutney immediately or store it in the fridge for up to a month. Serve with cold meats or cheese

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