The question that has been on my mind lately is: can you make chutney in a hand blender?
I’m not sure if it’s possible, but I know many people who have asked this.
If you’ve ever wondered the same thing or are just looking for more information about whether or not such a recipe exists, then keep reading to find out!
Can You Make Chutney In A Hand Blender?
The answer is yes! In this post, we will go over how to make chutney using a hand blender.
You may be wondering why you would want to make chutney in a hand blender instead of the traditional way with a food processor or grinder.
The answer is that a hand blender will do the job in much less time than it would take to use those tools.
Plus, you don’t have all of these extra pieces and parts cluttering up your kitchen!
This recipe can be completed with just one tool: an immersion or stick-style (hand) Blender !!!
You can make chutney in your kitchen with just the items that come standard on every hand blender set such as blades or whisk attachments for mixing liquids together quickly (or even making whipped cream!).
Want to use a countertop blender for chutney instead? Here are the top options.
How To Make Chutney In A Hand Blender?
A hand blender is a great way to make chutney.
It’s not as time-consuming and labor-intensive as using an old-fashioned mortar, but it does require some chopping of ingredients before you start the process so if that sounds too daunting for your taste buds then go ahead with traditional methods instead!
Here is the process to make chutney using a hand blender –
- One onion, diced (about one cup).
- Two tablespoons of grated ginger root or fresh chopped from the garden. You can also use ground if you don’t have a food processor with an attachment for grinding spices.
- One teaspoon of salt.
- Two cups fresh chopped tomatoes or canned diced tomato. One tablespoon ground cumin, one-half cup sugar (or brown), and two tablespoons.
- Half teaspoon salt and pepper to taste.
- One tablespoon sugar.
- Two cups of water.
- Four medium tomatoes cut in quarters lengthwise then sliced into thin pieces about two inches long each.
- Half head cauliflower is broken up by hand so it’s similar size as tomato slices.
- Quarter-pound green peas boiled until tender but not mushy, drained well before adding them.
- A half dozen pitted dates soaked overnight that are now soft enough they’ll break apart when pressed between your fingers.
- Fresh cilantro leaves finely minced.
- Combine water, tomato slices, cauliflower pea pods, date pits onion cloves, and ginger using a hand blender and process until smooth.
- Add salt, pepper, sugar, cilantro leaves to the mixture, then pour into jars or containers with tight-fitting lids for storage up the top of the refrigerator (or freezer).
The chutney will keep well refrigerated for about six weeks – if it lasts that long!
It can also be frozen indefinitely but I recommend using it within three months so you don’t lose any flavor due to freezing/thawing cycles which change the texture too much from what we’re used on fresh produce at home when served chilled as an accompaniment side dish.
Which Is A Good Hand Blender For Making Chutney?
The best hand blender for making chutney is one with a good range of speeds, and the ability to pulse.
The more power you have in your machine (in watts), it will be able to use its blades at a higher speed which can help break down tougher vegetables like cauliflower or carrots into smaller pieces so they blend better without needing as much liquid added afterward – this makes them easier on our digestive system too!
You’ll also want something that’s easy-to-make and clean up after because if we’re going through all these steps just right now there are boundless opportunities during preparation where things could get messy quickly…especially when using delicate ingredients such as onion cloves from those pesky tears welling back behind my eyes while chopping away furiously.
I suggest using the KOIOS Immersion hand blender for making chutney because it has a powerful motor and it’s easy to clean.
The blades are made of stainless steel so they’re strong enough for the toughest ingredients, but also safe on your hands because there is no risk from sharp edges or splinters that could happen with other materials like wood.
Tips And Precautions For Making Chutney In A Hand Blender
Here are some tips and precautions for making chutney in a hand blender –
1. Use a hand blender with an immersion attachment.
2. Blend the ingredients in small batches to avoid over-mixing and burning out your appliance.
3. Make sure you have enough liquid to cover the vegetables while they’re being blended or add water as needed.
4. Add spices such as cumin, ginger, and garlic powder for flavor.
5. Add sugar if using fresh tomatoes.
Chutney is a condiment that can be made in your hand blender. It’s easy to make and delicious! Give it try for yourself, you won’t regret this one-pot wonder recipe.