tger greenhaddock: Chilli Chutney

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Chilli Chutney

As requested by Matt, here is the recipe for my Chilli Chutney

100g Chilli's (adjust for heat depending on what you have available), 4 large Peppers, 500g tomatoes, 500g onions, 500g cooking or dessert apples, 250g brown sugar, 500ml vinegar & 1 tsp black pepper. Chop it all up, throw into a pan and cook (simmer) for about an hour and a half to two hours. Then put into sealable jars for storage. Dead simple.

I tend to use 8 chilli's for a mild chutney, and 16+ for something a bit more wicked!
Feel free to experiment with the ammount of chilli's. The more the merrier I say!

The above picture shows the chutney in the early stages of cooking.

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Blogger Maribeth said...

ooooooo, very nice.
Should you like muy pickle recipes or my plum jam recipes or anything, let me know.
I think you would like the mustard pickles. It goes great with hotdogs or wursts!
*I don't share these recipes with everyone, but I will share them with you! ;~)

August 31, 2006 11:18 AM  
Anonymous heza said...

That's usually how it is.

The best stuff is usually the simplest.

Sometimes German food isn't wicked enough for me, thanks for the recipe.

August 31, 2006 11:27 AM  
Blogger grant said...

what kind of chiles do you use?

August 31, 2006 12:20 PM  
Blogger CanadianSwiss said...

Yummy! Thanks Haddock. I guess I'll more likely use 16+ than only 8 chilies ;-)

August 31, 2006 12:39 PM  
Anonymous Belinda said...

my eyes and nose are burning just thinking about the chili lol

I would love to be able to eat spicier food but unfortunately my body rebels.

However, I'm going to try a "lighter" version of this recipe. Perhaps using green chilis. That may not be that hot for me :D

Thanks for posting it and hope you're well Mr.Haddock!

August 31, 2006 12:44 PM  
Blogger versteckt said...

That sounds and looks delicious! I wish I was a better cook (meaning I wish I could cook!).

August 31, 2006 2:25 PM  
Blogger Nan said...

Looks yummie! I don't think I could eat that while I am breastfeeding though. I don't want to fry lil Freja :)

August 31, 2006 2:51 PM  
Blogger The Naked Nerd said...

LMAO Duh - I didn't even know what Chilli Chutney was, I had to Google it. Now I know. I read that it can be spread on toast topped with cheese and then grilled. Sounds good. I have Some time off so I think I'll whip up a batch. :)

August 31, 2006 3:41 PM  
Anonymous Lisa said...

Here I was complaining about the lack of beautiful cooking pictures in Christina's absence and what do I spy when I click on your link? Satisfaction! Thank you. :) I must say, though, those look positively dangerous.

August 31, 2006 10:08 PM  
Anonymous matt said...

Thanks man. I've some time this weekend I'm going to try a batch. Do you have a favorite apple?

September 01, 2006 2:58 AM  
Blogger Haddock said...

Maribeth - I like thje sound of the mustard pickles and would love to have the recipe! :)

Heza - Yep, simple is quite often the best :)

Grant - The ones I am growing in my garden - Arse burner, Ring of Fire & Early Jalepeno :)

Canadianswiss - The hotter the better! :)

Belinda - I make mild batches as well and its very tasty :)

Versteckt - Sounds like me when I was a student! :)

Nan - Perhaps when little Freja is on solids you can give the chutney a try :)

Naked Nerd - Chutney can be put in sandwiches, or as a relish for cold meats etc :)

Lisa - Dangerous but fun!

Matt - I tend you use a sweet tasting apple, but basically any sort of apple will do :)

September 01, 2006 9:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey i'm indian and what really hit me abt that chutney of yours is that it looks very

September 01, 2006 1:26 PM  
Blogger Claire said...

Yummy - Chutney! Where I am from chutney is great with fresh fish. Do you recommend this with something special?

September 01, 2006 7:28 PM  
Blogger Clarsonimus said...

I'm trying this one!

September 01, 2006 10:18 PM  
Blogger christina said...

Yum! I'm definitely going to be trying that one this year.

And I'm definitely going to be commenting more on blogs now that I've returned. :-)

September 01, 2006 11:52 PM  
Blogger Haddock said...

Nonnie Mouse - Thamks for stopping by. I really like Indian food :)

Claire - I like the chutney with cold meats, or in fried egg sandwiches. I hadn't thought of using it with fish, but I will now! :)

Clarsonimus - Hope you enjoy. I checked the BNN. There's some good stuff written there :)

Christina - Welcome back from vacation in Canada :)

September 02, 2006 11:57 AM  

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