Malawian Fruit Chutney
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Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: Malawian
Serves: 1 quart
  • 4 large fresh peaches
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 large red onions
  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  1. Soak the dried apricots in boiling water just enough to cover them.
  2. Allow them to soak for about an hour until they are plump and re-hydrated.
  3. Drain them but reserve the water and chop them into small pieces
  4. Peel the peaches and chop them into small chunks
  5. dice the onion
  6. Place all the ingredients including the reserved water into a saucepan and heat for about 20 minutes until bubbly.
  7. Reduce the heat to a simmer for about 1 hour do not cover and stir occasionally
  8. When it is ready, allow to cool for about 15 minutes before putting it into an air-tight quart container. Mason Jars, hot and sterilized work well for this.
  9. The chutney is best in about two weeks time.
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