chutney

noun
chut·ney | \ˈchət-nē \
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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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 Rosenthal’s order: pani puri, butter chicken, Afghani seekh kabob, Frankie Indian street wrap, Malai chicken tikka Frankie Indian street wrap, papadum and chutneys, heirloom tomato and caramelized pineapple salad and Goan prawn masala. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Phil Rosenthal's L.A. food crawl: Six spots to try," 29 June 2018 Poultry and pork take particularly well to fruits, noted Dixon, who also likes peach and cherry chutney on burgers. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sweet summer on a plate: Fruits can enhance savory dishes, too," 26 June 2018 This festival celebrates the results with a day of chutney music (which mixes Bhojpuri music with styles such as soca, calypso and more) and a menu that can definitely be described as spicy. Trevor Fraser, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Date Night: Take a culture hop," 12 July 2018 Add water if needed to thin chutney to a drizzle-able consistency. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Silky Sweet Corn Soup with Indian Coconut-Cilantro Chutney," 11 July 2018 The current menu includes samosas, curried Scotch egg, saag paneer pizza, chutney deviled eggs and peanut chicken tikka among its pub bites. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Queen Vic Pub to shutter mid-July," 6 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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