How to make Apricot Chutney -

A lip smacking chutney of dried apricots cooked with raisins and spices

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dried apricots (सूखी खुबानी), Raisins (किशमिश)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Apricot Chutney

Apricot Chutney Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Apricot Chutney Recipe

  • Dried apricots chopped 1/2 cup

  • Raisins 1/4 cup

  • Cinnamon powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Dry ginger powder (soonth) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Clove powder a pinch

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Vinegar 1/4 cup


Step 1

Mix together apricots, raisins, cinnamon powder, ginger powder and clove powder.

Step 2

In a medium saucepan, boil together one cup of water and sugar, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.

Step 3

Add the apricot mixture and vinegar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for ten minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool for five minutes. Serve warm.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.