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This takes time but is very much worth it. A great mango chutney that my family loves.
Make and share this Dark Mango Chutney recipe from Food.com.
- Cut the mango into chunks making sure the skin does not get in there.
- Put the mango flesh into a non-metallic bowl, stir in the salt, cover and leave for 2 hours.
- Put the tamarind pulp into a bowl and pour over boiling water to cover the pulp.
- Cover and leave for 1 hour then drain off the excess water.
- Put the tamarind pulp into a plastic sieve set over a bowl.
- Press the pulp through the sieve; discard seeds.
- Drain the mangoes.
- Rinse the mango chunks in a plastic sieve under cold running water until all the salt is washed off.
- Drain well.
- Put the sieved tamarind pulp and mango flesh into a preserving pan.
- Peel and finely chop the ginger.
- Halve the chillies lengthwise; remove and discard the seeds.
- Chop the chillies with a small knife.
- Stir the ginger, chillies, vinegar, sugar, raisins and allspice into the mango and tamarind mixture.
- Bring to a boil, stirring.
- Simmer over a medium heat, stirring, for 30 minutes, or until the mangoes are tender and the chutney has reduced and thickened.
- Test by pulling the back of the spoon across the bottom of the pan.
- There should be no runny vinegar visible.
- Spoon the chutney into warmed sterilized jars, to within 3 mm of the tops.
- Stir, if necessary, to remove any air pockets.
- Seal the jars and label.
- The chutney is now ready to use.