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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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 For your main, there’s a North Carolina roasted turkey with rosemary stuffing, sweet potato, and cranberry chutney, or a choice of lamb shank, John Dory, or housemade potato gnocchi. Marley Marius, Vogue, "Where to Dine Out for a Traditional-ish Thanksgiving Meal in New York City," 14 Nov. 2018 Apricot chutney Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 12 minutes Makes: 2 cups If using fresh ginger instead of crystallized, add some sugar to taste. Joe Gray, chicagotribune.com, "Savory meets sweet as summer fruit transforms into stellar ice cream toppings," 2 July 2018 Waseda’s Matt Lutsey suggests resting the brat on a bed of sauerkraut and topping it with tart cherry chutney. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A better wurst? Organic Wisconsin brats are ready for your summer grill," 22 May 2018 For the chutney: Place cumin seeds in a small, dry skillet and set over medium flame. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Silky Sweet Corn Soup with Indian Coconut-Cilantro Chutney," 11 July 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

English Language Learners Definition of chutney

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

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