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An authentic South African recipe for an unusual Banana Chutney

Bananas, in common with many other fruits can be used for making condiments.

This South African recipe for Banana Chutney is easy to prepare.

The resultant chutney is well worth the slight effort required to make it


30 bananas
3 cups brown vinegar
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup seedless raisins
2 red chillies
1 onion (medium)
2 tbsp ground ginger
1 tbsp salt

Making the Chutney

Peel the onion and chop finely.

Remove the seeds from the chillies and chop finely.

Peel and slice the bananas, about ¼ inch (0.5cm) rounds.

Combine all the ingredients and simmer in a stainless steel or enamel saucepan for 2 hours, until the mixture reaches the desired consistency.

Bottle and seal whilst the Banana Chutney mixture is still hot.

This Banana chutney has an unusual flavor and is a great accompaniment for light curries and bredies.

Also you can try it as a spread on buttered bread, The unusual flavor makes this a great taste treat

This great South African chutney recipe is part of my vast collection of different African Chutneys

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