See the Recipe. Todd Coleman

Order a curry in many Indian restaurants, and Major Grey’s comes alongside it; in an English pub, a dollop might complement cheddar cheese. However it’s served, this Anglo-Indian condiment is scrumptiously sweet and tangy.

Major Grey’s Chutney Major Grey’s Chutney
This sweet and tangy relish of mangoes cooked with raisins, brown sugar, vinegar and a host of spices, is a classic condiment of Anglo-Indian origin.
Yield: makes 5 Cups


  • 2 14 lb. mangoes, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 12 cup finely chopped ginger
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. chile powder
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 12 tsp. ground cloves
  • 12 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stick cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in a 4-qt. saucepan; boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring, until reduced and thick, about 2 hours. Transfer to glass jars and seal; store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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