Slow Cooker Fruit Recipes - Curried Slow Cooker Fruit Chutney
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is a condiment that is most often made from fruits or vegetables. It can
be dry or moist. It has its roots in India where it is typically made to
be eaten right away, but the versions found in the United States and
Europe are often made to be preserved, or canned. The word chutney comes
from roots that relate to ‘crushing’, but this dried fruit slow cooker
recipe is going to save you all that work.
While you won’t have to do any crushing, you may have to do some
chopping. However, if you can buy previously chopped dried fruits, you
have hit the jackpot
and this chutney recipe will be a breeze for you.
The biggest trick here is to make sure you do not overcook the fruits.
You want to only cook them until they are tender but have not lost their
1 lb (500g)chopped dried fruit
preferably a mixture like
peaches, apples, dates, mangoes, etc.
1 lb (500g)
chopped dried apricots
chopped pitted prunes
peeled and chopped
¾ cupbrown sugar
½ cupapple cider
2 teaspoonsMadras curry powder
¼ teaspoonground ginger
¼ teaspoonground cayenne pepper
Start a covered slow cooker and allow it to start heating up on the
Mix all of the ingredients, the dried fruits, the brown sugar, the
liquids and the spices, together well. Place them in the slow cooker and
cook covered on high for an hour and a half. After that, turn them down
to low heat and let the chutney cook for another hour and a half. Keep
your eye on it around the last hour or so of cooking to make sure you
are not overcooking it (remember, the fruits must be tender but not lose
Once the chutney is finished cooking, turn off the heat and let it cool.
If you want it to cool faster, you can remove it from the cooker to a
large bowl. Once it has cooled down, put it in the refrigerator.
You can store the slow cooker dried fruit chutney in jars or any other
container that has a tight seal. Fruit chutney makes a good condiment
for ham, pork chops or pork roast, fish and many other foods – use your
creativity and imagination.