Mango Chutney




Mango Chutney, is a speciality of the South Indian coastal state of Andhra Pradesh. Mango chutney can be made in many different ways. I will add all the variations I know as I get time. Chutney is a tasty sauce, you can have it with your poppadoms or with your main course.


Ingredients :

1/2 kg Green Mangoes (Aam)

1 cup Vinegar (Sirka)

1/2 cup Water

1 teaspoon Red chilli pepper (Lal Mirchi)

400-425 grams Sugar (Cheeni) (2 1/2 heaped cup)

4 teaspoons Salt (Namak)

2 tsps long strips of Ginger (Adrak)

2 cloves Garlic (Lasun)

3/4 teaspoon big Cardamom (Elaichi Moti) powder

60 grams Raisins (Kishmish) (4 tsps)


Method :

Wash the mangoes and dry them. Peel and cut mangoes into very thin and long slices removing the stones. Chop garlic very fine and cut ginger into thin and long slices. Cook the mango slices, garlic and ginger in water on a low fire. When tender, add sugar, vinegar, Red chili pepper , cardamoms, salt and blanched almonds and stir until thick and becomes golden. Remove from the fire, add raisins and mix well. Cool and put in an airtight jar. Store in a cool and dark place