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Raisin Chutney

This raisin chutney is a simple recipe with just a handful of ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to prepare, an hour to soak and an hour to simmer. It is just the right combination of sweet and sour to accompany curries and spiced dishes like my Spiced Beef Lentil Stew.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword asafetida, chutney, dairy-free, dried fruit. low fodmap, easy recipe, elimination diet, Gluten-free, side dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Servings 1 cup
Author Beth Allingham of www.amealinmind.com


  • 1 cup raisins soaked for 1 hour in warm water
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder or 1 teaspoon fresh ginger minced or grated
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch asafetida powder optional
  • 1 small handful cilantro for garnish


  • After the raisins have soaked, combine them with the spices and vinegar.
  • Simmer for an hour until the raisins are plump and soft.
  • Squash the raisin mixture with a potato masher. Add a teaspoonful or two of water if needed if the chutney is too thick.
  • Top with a garnish of cilantro.
  • Serve with a dish like Spiced Beef Lentil Stew.