Spicy Apple Chutney

By on September 18, 2011



4 green apples

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 tablespoon mustard seeds

1 onion — diced

1 red bell pepper — cored and diced

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons pureed garlic

1 Serrano chilies — diced with seeds, — up to 2

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon ground allspice

1/4 cup raisins

1 cup packed brown sugar

3/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 cup water


1-Peel apples and cut into quarters. Remove cores, roughly chop, and reserve.
2-Heat oil in a large saucepan over high heat.
3-Add mustard seeds, cover and cook until popping stops.
4-Reduce heat and add onion, red bell pepper, and salt.
5-Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent.
6-Stir in garlic, Serrano chilli, ginger, and allspice, and cook an additional minute.
7-Add remaining ingredients, including reserved apples.
8-Cook, uncovered, over moderate heat, until mixture is soft and aromatic, about 40 minutes.
Chill before serving.