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Recipe for Oriental Chutney.

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Oriental Chutney

This chutney tends to need a long time to mature (see my note at the start of this section!) but has the advantage that it can be made at any time of year entirely from store-cupboard ingredients.


Qty Description Qty Description
lb dried apricots lb sultanas
2 cloves garlic lb stoned dates
oz salt lb raisins
1 lb Demerara sugar lb currants
oz ground cloves 1 pint vinegar
oz ground cinnamon


Roughly chop dried apricots and dates.

Peel and crush garlic.

Place apricots, dates, garlic, sultanas, raisins and currants in a large saucepan.

Add just enough water to cover. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add cloves, cinnamon, vinegar and sugar. Bring slowly to the boil and simmer gently for about 30 minutes until chutney thickens.

Pot and cover.

Keep for at least 1 year before eating.

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