The Easiest Mango Chutney Recipe

Making mango chutney is relatively simple and requires a few key ingredients. Here's a basic recipe for mango chutney,


2 large ripe mangoes, peeled and diced

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/2 cup brown sugar (adjust to taste)

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (adjust to taste)

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

Salt to taste


Prepare the Mangoes Peel the mangoes and cut them into small dice. Set aside. Try to use a sharp mango peeler to get it done quickly and easily.

Sauté the Onions: Heat a tablespoon of oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the finely chopped onion and cook until softened and translucent.

Add Spices: Once the onions are soft, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chili flakes, ground ginger, and ground turmeric. Stir well and cook for about a minute until fragrant.

Cook Mangoes: Add the diced mangoes to the saucepan and stir to combine with the spices.

Add Vinegar and Sugar: Pour in the white vinegar and brown sugar. Stir well to combine. Allow the mixture to come to a simmer.

Simmer: Reduce the heat to low and let the chutney simmer gently for about 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally. The chutney should thicken and the mangoes should become soft.

Adjust Seasoning: Taste the chutney and adjust the seasoning as needed, adding more sugar, salt, or chili flakes according to your preference.

Cool and Store: Once the chutney has thickened to your liking, remove it from the heat and let it cool completely. Transfer it to clean, sterilized jars and store in the refrigerator.

Feel free to adjust the spices and sweetness according to your taste preferences. Enjoy your homemade mango chutney!