CHUTNEY IN THE RAW
An easy chutney with no cooking
This recipe filtered down to me through a grapevine of neighbours.
You will need a supply of jam-jars, jam-jar covers and a large
pan to keep the ingredients in.
Ingredients(Makes several jars)
- 1 lb stoneless dates
- 1 lb apples
- 1 lb onions
- 1 lb sultanas
- 1 lb brown sugar
- 2 1/2 cups vinegar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 Tbsp pickling spices,
tied in a muslin bag
- small piece ginger
Mince the dates, apples and onions and place in a large pan.
Add the sultanas and stir in the sugar.
Add all the other ingredients and stir well, but make sure the
bag of spices and the ginger are identifiable.
Leave for 24 hours but stir occasionally (once every 4 hours or so).
Remove the bag of spices and ginger.
Bottle and store in a coolish place.
I sometimes use currents in place of the stoneless dates, in which
case you don't need to mince them. If the mixture appears too
liquid after the 24 hour standing time, it is worth draining off some
of the vinegar before bottling.
The beauty of this recipe is that
you don't have a vast pot of strange things bubbling away on the stove
for hours. A big win!
25 minutes preparation, 24 hours standing time.
approximate measurement OK, but don't go overboard with the vinegar.
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
Recipe last modified: 26 May 86
From: email@example.com (Julian Onions)
Subject: RECIPE: Easy chutney
Date: 26 Sep 86 03:29:44 GMT
Organization: University of Nottingham, UK
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