Ambarella (June Plums) Chutney Recipe

June Plums also called as Ambarella is a very common fruit in Sri Lanka. The fruit can be eaten either raw or cooked. Out of so many ambarella recipes ambarella chutney is a very tasty recipe that we can keep for many weeks and eat.


  • Ambarella (June Plums) – 800g
  • Sugar – 400g
  • Chopped Ginger – 1 ½”
  • Chopped Garlic Cloves – 03-04
  • Ground Cinnamon, Cloves & Cardamom – 1 ½ tsp
  • Vinegar – 02 tbsp
  • Roasted Chili Powder – 4 tsp
  • Chili Powder – 3 tsp
  • Salt – as per the taste
  • Method:

    • Peel off ambarella, wash and cut them into pieces and remove the seed.
    • Keep a clay pot on the stove & add sugar into it. Add water to the level until all sugar is covered and heat.
    • When sugar heats well add chopped ginger, chopped garlic, cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom.
    • Then add vinegar. If you don’t like the taste of vinegar you can avoid using it.
    • Add ambarella pieces into the sugar mixture, mix thoroughly and keep it closed until they boil. As ambarella boils it changes colour.
    • Then add roasted chili powder, chili powder, and salt. Give it a good mix, cover and cook under medium heat.
    • It needs to cook this while stirring time to time until mixture gets thicker.
    • Meanwhile, we can sterilize the bottles that we need to put the chutney.
    • When the chutney is ready get the pot out of the stove and let it cool down a bot. It doesn’t need to wait until it cools down completely.
    • After that put the chutney into prepared bottles.
    Ambarella Chutney
    Ambarella Chutney
    Ambarella Chutney
    Ambarella Chutney


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