Apple Onion Chutney Recipe

Madhuli Ajay
Apple Onion Chutney Recipe
3917 ratings.

Apple Onion Chutney is a spicy-sweet-tangy condiment makes for a delicious addition to any meal. This is a simple quick recipe where apples are cooked with caramelized onions and flavoured with ginger and allspice. This is a basic recipe, you can adjust the amount of ingredients to your taste. Apple onion chutney can be served with cheese or crackers as an appetiser. It makes for a scrumptious filling for sandwiches or as an accompaniment for meat roasts. It also pairs well with parathas or chillas or dosas. Apple onion chutney makes for a great homemade edible gift to share with loved ones on festive occasions.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Shallow Frying Pan
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


6 Servings


  • 2 Apples , peeled, cored and chopped
  • 3 Onions , peeled and sliced
  • 5 Dates , deseeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger , grated
  • 1 teaspoon All spice powder
  • 5 tablespoons Jaggery , grated or brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons Oil , or butter
  • Salt , as required
  • Fresh Thyme leaves , few fresh (optional)

How to make Apple Onion Chutney Recipe

  1. To begin making Apple Onion Chutney, first heat oil or butter in a pan.

  2. Add the onions and sauté till they become soft and golden brown. Stir constantly to avoid them from burning.

  3. Add ginger, apples, salt, jaggery, vinegar, allspice powder and thyme leaves.

  4. Stir and cook till the apples soften. Adjust the amount of jaggery or vinegar to taste.

  5. Serve the Apple Onion Chutney as preferred with crackers, sandwiches et al.

  6. Store it in airtight jars in refrigerator for increased shelf life.