Fruit chutney is a versatile condiment that pairs well with a variety of dishes. Whether you’re serving it with snacks or as a side to your main course, a good fruit chutney can elevate the flavor profile of any meal. In this article, we’ll share a simple yet delicious fruit chutney recipe that you can easily prepare at home. Additionally, we’ll also include recipes for two other popular dishes: mango milkshake and wheat upma.

Ingredients for Fruit Chutney:

  • 2 cups of mixed fruits (such as mangoes, apples, pears, and grapes), chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

  • Prepare the Fruits: Wash and chop the fruits into small pieces.
  • Cooking the Chutney: In a saucepan, combine the chopped fruits, sugar, vinegar, ginger, garlic, red chili flakes, cumin seeds, and salt.
  • Cook Over Medium Heat: Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chutney thickens.
  • Cool and Store: Once the chutney reaches your desired consistency, remove it from the heat and let it cool. Transfer the chutney to sterilized jars and store them in the refrigerator.

Ingredients for Mango Milkshake:

  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (optional)
  • Ice cubes (optional)

Instructions:

  • Blend Mangoes: In a blender, combine the diced mangoes, cold milk, and sugar (if using). Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Serve Chilled: Pour the mango milkshake into glasses over ice cubes, if desired. Serve immediately.

Ingredients for Wheat Upma:

  • 1 cup wheat rava (cracked wheat)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 1-inch piece ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • A few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

Instructions:

  • Dry Roast Wheat Rava: Heat a pan and dry roast the wheat rava until it turns golden brown and aromatic. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Prepare Tempering: Heat oil in the same pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Saute Vegetables: Add chopped onion, green chili, and grated ginger. Saute until the onions turn translucent.
  • Cook Wheat Rava: Add chopped tomatoes and saute until they turn mushy. Then, add the roasted wheat rava and mix well.
  • Add Water and Cook: Pour water and add salt. Mix everything well and cover the pan. Let it cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes or until the wheat rava is cooked through and the water is absorbed.
  • Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with fruit chutney and mango milkshake.

Now you know how to make delicious fruit chutney along with two other delectable recipes: mango milkshake and wheat upma. These recipes are easy to prepare and perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a satisfying meal, give these recipes a try and delight your taste buds

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