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Strawberry Ginger Chutney
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Strawberry Ginger Chutney: Sweet Sour and Spicy

Strawberry chutney with ahint of ginger flavor will surprise you with its sweet, sour and spicy flavours;all at the same time. Relish with your favourite wraps, sandwiches, grilledfood, chaats or any other comfot foods.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Cooldown Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Condiments, Instant Pot Recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: Strawberry Chutney
Servings: 16 2 tbsp serving size
Calories: 36kcal



  • 1 lb Strawberry
  • 1 oz Ginger
  • 2 Tbsp Lime/Lemon Juice



  • Wash, hull and slice strawberries and add to Instant Pot’s inner pot.
    Washed, hulled and cleaned strawberries in instant pot for strawberry chutney
  • Then add sugar, lime or lemon juice, salt give them a good stir. Let them rest at room temperature until juices are released, at least 30 minutes.
    Added lime juice
  • After 30-40 minutes, during this maceration process strawberries will release all their natural juice.
    Strawberries after Maceration
  • Once the maceration process is over, close the lid of the Instant Pot and pressure cook on high level for one minute, NPR.
    Instant Pot with one minute pressure cook setting
  • When all the pressure is released and the pressure pin pops down, remove the lid and switch to sauté mode on normal heat level to reduce the concoction of strawberries and juices.
    macerated and pressure cooked strawberries
  • After 15 minutes of reduction add grated ginger, roasted cumin powder, black rock salt, red chili powder and chili flakes.
    Mixing spices
  • For smoother texture, blend the strawberries using immersion blender with all the spices. If you prefer chunky texture of chutney use potato masher instead to mash the cooked strawberries.
    Strawberry chutney mix being blended during the cooking process
  • Let the chutney simmer on sauté mode for few more minutes to achieve the spreadable thick consistency. To check if the consistency is thick enough, it should coat the spatula.
    Coated spatula showing the right consistency of the strawberry chutney
  • Once achieve the desired thickness, turn off the Instant Pot and allow the Strawberry Chutney to cool down completely.
    Spatula being dipped to check consistency
  • Transfer this strawberry chutney to clean and dry glass jars and store in refrigerator.
    Strawberry Chutney stored in dry glass jars
  • Use it in sandwiches, serve along your barbecue or top it on your favorite Indian chat.
    Strawberry Ginger Chutney



Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 222mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg