Am Chatni. Sweet Mango Chutney [from Charmain Solomon]

A tangy sweetish succulent chutney that goes great with just about anything
Course Condiment
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 2 hours


  • 8 - 10 large unripe mangoes
  • 3 teasp salt
  • 4 dry chillies
  • 3 cups malt vinegar, or white vinegar and some balsamic / caramelised vinegar
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup peeled, chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tblsp garam masala
  • 500 g sugar
  • 1 cup sultanas or raisins or mixture of both


  • Peel mangoes, and slice thickly, discarding seeds.
  • Put the mango slices in a large bowl and sprinkle with the salt
  • Remove stalks and seeds from chillies, soak them in a little vinegar for 10 minutes
  • Put the chillies, vinegar, ginger and garlic in a blended and turn into paste
  • Put the remaining vinegar into a saucepan with the blended spice mixture, garam masala and sugar and bring to the boil.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  • Add mangoes and sultanas or raisins and simmer till thick and syrupy.
  • Cool and put into sterile bottles. Seal airtight.

Sweet Mango Chutney from a recipe by Charmaine Solomon. The prep is easy and the chutney it is delish.