Whip up this easy chutney recipe that is an apple chutney. Loaded with sweet, warm spices, tart, and a kick of spice. Instant Pot apple chutney relish will wow you in how fast it comes together.
If you have some fresh apples on hand, you might really enjoy this recipe. This is a fun version that is delicious all year round.
Or if you happen to go apple picking, make sure to grab extra for this homemade chutney relish.
Chutney's origin began with Indian chutney. Basically, a sweet relish recipe, how to make chutney is pretty simple with vinegar and sugar.
And, chutney apple recipes, Indian food, or whatever else you like to serve chutney with is always a delicious meal idea. We like to serve this tasty apple chutney with our air fryer pork chops or an ip chicken recipe.
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What is chutney?
Chutney can be made with many ingredients from fresh herbs, fruit, and more. You will find chutney can range from savory, tangy, sweet, and warm spice filled flavors.
Chutney is used to compliment select dishes, pair with other ingredients and more.
What do we call chutney in English?
Depending on where you live you might call this an apple relish, apple chutney, etc. All locations around the world offer different words for this recipe.
No matter what you choose to call it, one thing is for sure, this apple onion chutney sauce is incredible. You'll probably also love our easy Instant Pot Mango Chutney recipe. Delish. This chow chow recipe is also amazing.
How do you eat fruit chutney?
I absolutely love this apple chutney for pork chops! It makes the perfect sweet and savory you enjoy in pork recipes. This is exactly why a lot of people eat pork chops with applesauce.
You can essentially eat chutney with anything you would like.
What is relish made of
- Red Onion
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Orange and Orange Zest
Equipment Used to Make Sweet Chutney
- Garlic chili sauce - A tasty addition to this recipe.
- Citrus zester - Our recommendation comes with a protector glove for zesting or grating, so you won't slice your fingers. Game-changer!
- Apple corer - You'll love how easy it is to core apples with this accessory.
- Apple peeler - Peel fruits or vegetables fast and easy with this peeler.
- Garlic press - I use this instead of mincing or chopping garlic. It makes prep so much faster.
- Pint jars - I like to store the chutney in pint-size jars in the refrigerator. Of course, if you can the chutney, then you'll need to follow processing ingredients (not included), and only then would your chutney be pantry shelf-safe. As is, this recipe needs to be refrigerated.
How To Make Instant Pot Apple Chutney
Turn the saute function on and add in your oil along with red onions and spices. You will stir randomly, allowing the spices to become fragrant and the onions to cook down.
Next pour in the ACV (apple cider vinegar) and deglaze the pan, this is important to prevent getting a burn notice. Add in the remaining ingredients and give a quick stir to mix.
Place the lid on and make sure the valve is set to sealing. Pressure cook 3 minutes followed by a 5 minute natural release.
Once you open the lid turns the saute mode on to help thicken up the mixture a bit, as directed in the recipe card.
Other Chutney Ideas
- Mint chutney
- Chutney with cabbage, onions, and apple
- Mustard seed
- Celery seed
- Golden raisins
- Coconut chutney
- Pickled cucumber chutney
You will need to place your apple relish in an airtight container. Then store it in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Give a good stir, and then use as you would like.
For this particular apple chutney, I found that apple cider vinegar really complimented the flavors of the ingredients used.
Pair your chutney with pork, make a grilled cheese, top a biscuit, etc. There is no wrong way to serve up this tasty apple chutney recipe.
Wash and sterilize old jam jars and use them to store chutney and other items. I love to re-use jam jars.
Apple and pears work perfectly together in this recipe. Feel free to add in half apples and half pears if you would like. I think you might enjoy the flavor pairing.