chutney

noun
chut·​ney | \ ˈchət-nē How to pronounce chutney (audio) \
plural chutneys

Definition of chutney

: a thick sauce of Indian origin that contains fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices and is used as a condiment

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Hence the fried spinach with sweet yogurt and tamarind chutney, a hat tip to one of his previous employers, Rasika in Penn Quarter. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "Tom Sietsema’s 7 favorite places to eat (and drink) right now — plus one to avoid," 24 June 2019 Sweet, spicy, fruity and jammy, mango chutney is a powerhouse ingredient common in Indian cuisine that can liven up even the most mild-mannered of dishes. America's Test Kitchen, sun-sentinel.com, "Spice your turkey burgers up with some mango chutney," 18 June 2019 Where Azalina’s is compact and mostly consists of curries, Mahila’s has a cadre of starters — sweet potato dumplings with green onion chutney; Malaysian crepes with an egg and served with curry; white carrot pudding and coconut green bean salad. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "San Francisco’s new Malaysian restaurant, Mahila, is a chef’s ode to childhood and mamak culture," 13 June 2019 Henry Baines Sauce Mix the chutney, pickled walnuts, if using, ketchup, steak sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili sauce and hot pepper sauce in a large bowl. Krystyna Chávez, Marie Claire, "9 Easy Kentucky Derby Recipe Ideas You Can Whip Up In No Time," 3 May 2019 Three blocks north of Urban Gryo is the Indian café Lassi & Spice, which does samosas, chaat, crumpets and chutneys. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Bellevue lands a famous, big-name hot-pot spot and 42 other new openings around the Seattle area," 13 Feb. 2019 His menu ranges from classic Polish dishes like toothsome potato pierogies, smoked sturgeon served with a zingy citrus chutney, butter-poached cod, and smoked kielbasa, to more typically French Canadian dishes prepared with his inimitable twist. Isa Tousignant, Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Best Day Trips From Montreal," 17 Aug. 2018 There are also a bunch of ways to eat it, like chopped up raw and added to a salad, or cooked into a chutney, or broiled and topped with yogurt. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "21 Delicious Ways to Cook With Grapefruit," 29 Jan. 2019 The food, from the relishes and chutneys to the samosas and lamb chops, is good, cheap, and a joy. Condé Nast Traveler, "15 Best Indian Restaurants in London," 27 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of chutney

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chutney

Hindi caṭnī & Urdu chaṭnī

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chutney

noun

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: a thick sauce that is made from fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices

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