How to make tomato chutney
Chutneys are a great way to turn excess fruit and vegetables into a delicious and versatile condiment.
However, many people are put-off by the thought of making their own chutneys, believing them to be either time consuming or requiring large amounts of fruit or vegetables.
This tomato chutney recipe only requires 1.5kg of tomatoes and can be whipped up in less than two hours. The hardest part of making this chutney is chopping the tomatoes, onions and apples!
Most tomato chutney recipes are similar and can be easily adapted to use up what you have.
Here are some variations:
- tomatoes (red, green or mixture)
- sugar (brown, raw or white)
- molasses (treacle – or replace with more sugar),
- onions (brown, red or shallots),
- apples (any)
- vinegar (apple cider, white or brown)
- dried fruit (raisins, sultanas or dates)
- spices (curry powder, cayenne pepper, chilli powder, cloves, cardamom, etc)