Blackberry and Figs Chutney / Compote – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: Blackberry : 2 cups (fresh or 2/3 cup dried),Dry whole chili : 1/2 soaked with figs,Dry Figs : 6 soaked in 1/2 cup of water for 3-4 hours,Lemon rind : 1/2 lemon large,Salt : 1/2 tsp or to taste

  1. Grind blackberries, figs and red chili in a coarse paste in the grinder with the water in which figs and chili were soaked.
  2. Pour the paste out in a pan.
  3. Put the pan on medium heat.
  4. Add all the above ingredients to the paste.
  5. Let the ingredients simmer together for 4-5 minutes.Your sweet and spicy blackberry and fig chutney/compote is ready .Enjoy on top of the toast or crackers.
  6. Serve as a side/dip for pretzels, celery sticks, breadsticks. For more fun, top a bit over your vanilla ice cream . Enjoy it with chopped nuts as well!Note : it can be stored in an air tight jar in the fridge for upto 10-12 days.Yield : approximately 1 cup
  7. Serve size : 1 tbsp


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