From Tree to Jar: Chutney

And here we go!

Picked!

My neighbor’s cherry tree.  We don’t know what it is but we call it a cherry tree.

The baby and I spent an hour or so collecting these cuties.

A couple hours later, they were all pitted, all 2 1/2 lbs.

The pits to prove it!

Mixed with other ingredients:

In the pot they went:

And we got this.

We made four jars.  This chutney is so excellent.  It is my favorite.  If you would like to make some of your own, here is the recipe.

Mywool’s Excellent Chutney

2.5 lbs pitted cherries

1 lb peeled, cored, and chopped granny smith apples

2 inches ginger root, thinly sliced and chopped

4 cloves

12 cardamom poda – seeds only

1 cup raisins

2 1/2 cups unrefined sugar

1 T sea salt

2 c cider vinegar

1 c red wine vinegar

Directions:

Combine and boil all ingredients for about 2 hours till reduced by half.  Let it cool and bottle.

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4 responses to “From Tree to Jar: Chutney

  1. Sounds awesome. Though our cherry tree didn’t produce much this year – next year I’ll have to try this!

    • kneyda

      So it is a cherry tree? We are thinking of putting one in next year now. I hope you get a lot of fruit next year. :)

      Sent from my iPad

  2. It appears to be. Sour cherries? They are extremely popular here in Hungary.

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