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Cherry Chutney Recipe

Cherry Chutney | Sweet & Spicy Cherry Relish

Course Breakfast, condiments
Cuisine global vegetarian


  • 250 gm cherries
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 tsp panch phoran
  • 150 gm brown sugar
  • 2 tsp lime juice 1 whole lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 thai red chilly
  • 1 inch ginger


  • Wash and Pit the cherries. Once dry roughly chop them up
  • Deseed the chillies and finely chop both the chillies and ginger
  • In a pan heat mustard oil with panch phoran spices
  • Once the panch phoran starts to sputter add chillies and ginger to the oil.
  • Add cherries, brown sugar and salt.
  • Let it cook for about 5min. Add a little water just to deglaze the pan.
  • Bring the heat down and let it cook through for about 20 min.
  • Finally, add the lime juice and check for seasoning.
  • If the consistency is thinner than desired let it be because the jam tends to thicken as it cools down.
  • Enjoy on toast, paranthas or dosa.
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