"This spicy chutney will liven up even mild curries. Use your favorite chile variety to personalize the flavor."
lime, rinsed and halved, very thinly sliced
white wine vinegar
red chilies, fresh and finely chopped
green chilies, fresh and finely chopped
shallots, finely chopped
lemon juice, freshly squeezed
In a bowl, combine the lime slices and salt, and let set for 30 minutes. In a separate bowl, pour the vinegar over the chilies, let sit for a moment, then drain. Rinse the shallots in cold water, then drain. Mix the chilies, shallots, lemon juice, sugar and oil, then stir in the salted limes. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.