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Delicious Summery Fresh Cherry Mint Chutney

Exotically different from most chutneys, the Fresh Cherry Mint Chutney has a refreshingly sweet, slightly tangy taste, subtly flavoured with orange peel
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Sujata Shukla


  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 1.5 cups cherries halved, pitted, stalks removed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil or sunflower oil
  • 2 teaspoons orange peel sliced or in strips
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves minced
  • 4 Black peppercorns
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt or to taste


Prepare Ingredients for Fresh Cherry Mint Chutney

  • Prepare the ingredients: Halve, pit and remove the stalks from the cherries Dice the onions, mince the mint and tear the orange peel into strips

How to make Fresh Cherry Mint Chutney

  • Heat a pan, add oil. Add diced onion and sauté on high heat for about 3 minutes till the onion begins to brown.
  • Add cherry halves, stir. Add the orange peel, mint and peppercorns. Bring the mixture to a quick boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the stove and set aside to cool. Transfer the cherry and onion mixture to a food processor. Add salt to taste (be cautious!) and stir. Grind coarsely without adding water. Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with mint leaves.