Plum Chutney/Relish

Plum Chutney

Plum Chutney/Relish

The recipe for Plum Chutney/Relish is quite simple with few easily available ingredients, but the end result is one the best tasting chutney/relish which keeps fresh for weeks when stored in refrigerator. The sweetness jaggery, heat from green chilli and tartness from plums makes this recipe of Plum Chutney/Relish a sure winner when it comes to taste. The whole spices used give it a pleasant flavour and aroma. Recipes like this is life saver for busy weekdays when you are dead tired to lift the spoon, let alone cook from scratch! Make a batch of different chutney/relish on weekends and pop them in refrigerator for busy weekdays as they go well with any dosa, idli, chapatti or any Indian flat bread. This chutney can also be used in simple wraps or in Pitta bread pockets with few salad leaves and fresh vegetables for crunch.


7-8 or 2 cups Yellow or Red Plums, seeded and cut into ½ inch pieces
¼ cup Jaggery or Brown/ Muscovado Sugar (As per taste)
3-4 Green Chillies, finely chopped
½ inch Ginger, peeled, chopped and crushed to rough paste
1¼ tsp Salt (As per taste)

Spices Used:
½ tsp Haldi/Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
1 tsp Saunf/Fennel Seeds

For Tadka/Tempering:
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
2 tbsp Oil

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