Spicy Apple Chutney

If you have one, a mortar and pestle is ideal for blending together the chutney ingredients.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. golden raisins
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. curry paste
  • 2 Tbsp. water


  • Combine the apples, rice vinegar, nutmeg, cumin, lemon juice, raisins, sugar, and curry paste in a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Simmer for about 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the raisins are soft and the chutney has a texture similar to porridge. Add the 2 tablespoons of water if necessary. Refrigerate until ready to use.