Spicy Tomato Chutney


Spicy and sweet - ginger, garlic, chili powder, and curry paste are just a few of the flavors in this tomato chutney. Best made with tomatoes fresh from the garden.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
2 pints


  • 4 pounds ripe tomatoes

  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger root

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 ¾ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 onions, diced

  • ¼ cup golden raisins

  • 2 teaspoons mixed spice

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 pinch paprika

  • 1 tablespoon curry paste


  1. Fill a saucepan with water, and bring to a boil. Place tomatoes in boiling water, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until skins begin to crack and peel. Remove from water, cool, and peel.

  2. Puree tomatoes with ginger and garlic in a food processor or blender.

  3. Place tomato mixture, sugar, vinegar, onions, and golden raisins in a large saucepan. Season with mixed spice, chili powder, paprika, and curry paste. Simmer over medium heat until thick. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Editor's Note

If mixed spice is unavailable in your area, you can substitute a mixture of cinnamon, coriander, cloves, nutmeg, and ginger.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

63 Calories
0g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 168mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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