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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His audience leaned in from their metal chairs, listening and slathering samosas with the fiery chutney his wife had concocted. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Must Reads: At this L.A. supper club, refugees share food and memories of the lives they left behind," 31 May 2019 And returning to Islands of the Caribbean is a guest favorite: the jerk chicken with roasted sweet plantain salad and a mango chutney yogurt sauce. Amy Drew Thompson,, "Ready for this year’s Epcot Food & Wine Fest? This sneak peek may help your strategy," 19 Aug. 2019 Or go the savory-sweet chutney route with, say, nectarines or plumcots. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Stone fruits: Everything you need to know," 7 Aug. 2019 Doug Katz of fire food and drink has opened chutney b., with Middle Eastern flavors and an assortment of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Bon Appetit! Marc Bona,, "Pizza, steaks and doughnuts make our WTAM food-drinks chat," 7 Aug. 2019 Immediately, Mackenzie grabbed a plate, dolloped some chutney on it, placed it on set, and took a test shot. Priya Krishna, Bon Appétit, "Why I Can’t Live Without My Stainless Steel Bowls," 29 July 2019 Serve alongside the braised goat fuchsia berry chutney. National Geographic, "Braised Goat Leg & Shoulder," 2 July 2019 The kitchen staff piled on the curry, yellow rice, mango chutney, dill raita, chapati bread and roasted chickpeas. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, "Grab your jammies for an Ikea sleepover in Sweden," 23 Aug. 2019 Nosh on the Hoppin’ John Pimento Dip, Jalapeño and Craft Beer Cheese Dip (made with local lager), or Sweet Corn Fritters with peach chutney. Julia Sayers |, al, "How to spend 24 hours in Callaway Gardens," 29 July 2019

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

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