Recipe: Spicy Pineapple Chutney

From BBC Good Food

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 1 hr, 5 mins

Skill level: Easy

Servings: Makes 3 x 330ml or 2 x 500ml jars

Give this tangy fruit pickle away as a gift or keep in your cupboard for a colourful household condiment


  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 3 red onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp black onion seeds (kalonji or nigella)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 pineapples peeled, cored and chopped into small chunks
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 250g soft light brown sugar
  • 175ml cider vinegar


Heat the oil in a large heavy-based pan. Tip in the onions and spices and cook for 5 mins until fragrant. add the rest of the ingredients plus 1 tsp salt and simmer for 1 hr until dark golden and thick. Pour into sterilised jars and allow to cool before covering.


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