Mango Chutney Recipe – Oualie Beach Hotel
Oualie Beach Resort
September 08, 2006
Mango Chutney Recipe Ingredients:
4 cups under ripe mangoes (diced)
1 cup raisins
1 cup dates, chopped
4 oz green ginger, chopped
1 teaspoon mustard seed
4 cups sugar
2 oz salt
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 hot peppers, chopped
4 cups red wine vinegar
1/2 lb. onions, chopped
Mango Chutney Recipe Cooking Method:
1. Add fruit and peppers to vinegar and allow to steep until the next day.
2. To Mangoes, add sugar, ginger, garlic, onions and other seasonings.
3. In a medium saucepan (#ad) boil all ingredients together gently until Chutney is thick and dark orange.
This works well with pears, peaches or apples too. Serve on roasted meats or baked potatoes or mix 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise, 1/4 cup of the mango chutney recipe and 1/2 teaspoon curry powder for a delicious dressing for salads or hot vegetables.
10 Interesting Facts About Mangoes
- They were first grown in India over 5,000 years ago. In fact, the paisley pattern which was first developed there, is based on the shape of a mango.
- More fresh mangoes are eaten around the world every day than any other fruit.
- Mangoes are related to cashews and pistachios. Can you see the resemblance?
- Mango comes in many different shapes, sizes and colors including yellow, orange, red and green.
- The vitamin content of mango depends on the variety and maturity of the fruit. When a mango is green and still growing there is a high vitamin C content, as the fruit ripens and matures the amount of vitamin A increases.
- Giving someone a basket of mangoes is considered a gesture of friendship.
- Mango leaves are often used at weddings to ensure the couple bear plenty of children.
- The mango tree plays a sacred role in India; it’s a symbol of love and some believe that they can even grant wishes.
- The oldest living mango tree is 300 years old and is found in East Khandesh. Surprisingly, this tree still produces viable fruit!
- It is believed that Buddha meditated under the cool shade of a mango tree.