Lime Chutney

READY IN: 50hrs
SERVES: 50
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut 10 ripened yellowed limes into eight wedges each. Place in large glass bowl, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cooking salt and stir well, cover with plastic wrap or lid and leave for 48 hours in cool dark place, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain, rinse well and mix with raisins and sultanas. Process in batches in food processor until coarsely chopped.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons peanut oil in large heavy based pan, add cumin, coriander, mustard seeds, chilli powder, black pepper, garlic and ginger (don’t overcook ginger or it will become bitter.).
  • Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until very aromatic.
  • Add the lime mixture, vinegar and soft brown sugar. Bring to the boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 1½ hours, stirring occasionally. Pour into warm, sterilized jars and seal.
  • Refrigerate after opening. Makes about 2½ cups (600ml).
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