5 from 6 votes
Choko Chutney
Choko Pickles or Choko Chutney?
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins

Whatever name you know this condiment by, this is the recipe you will remember having at your grandparent house. It's a timeless old recipe converted for the Thermomix. 

Course: Condiment, Lunchbox, Sauce
Cuisine: Australian
Servings: 8 jars
Calories: 11 kcal
Author: Julie Carlyle
  • 1.1 kg Choko peeled, cored and diced
  • 170 gm onion
  • 15 gm fresh ginger
  • 150 gm green apple peeled, cored and diced
  • 370 gm sugar
  • 370 gm vinegar
  • 1 TBS turmeric
  • 1 TBS mustard powder
  • 1 TBS curry powder
  • 1 TBS yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
Thickening Paste
  • 1/3 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/8 cup water
  1. Peel and dice the Choko. Place them in a large plastic container and then sprinkle with 1/2 cup salt. Leave them to stand, covered overnight. Strain the Choko and rinse thoroughly the next morning. 

  1. Add the Choko to the TM Bowl. Chop 5 sec/Speed 7.

  2. Remove the Choko from the TM bowl. Pour them into the internal steaming basket and allow them to drain further on the sink.

  3. Place the onion and ginger in the TM Bowl. Chop 3 sec/Speed 9.

  4. Return the Choko to the TM bowl and add the diced apple, sugar, vinegar, turmeric, curry powder, mustard powder, mustard seeds and ground cloves. Cook 90 min/100/Speed 1 (MC OUT). Place the internal steam basket over the lid to prevent splatter. 

Thickening Paste
  1. Combine remaining vinegar and flour in a small jug, stir to make a paste. 

  2. Add the paste to the chutney, combine 1 min/100/Speed 3 - REVERSE (MC OUT). Place the internal steam basket over the lid to prevent splatter. Cook 12min/100/Speed 1.

  3. Whilst the chutney is still hot pour into sterilised jars and seal. Chutney should be stored in the fridge.

Recipe Notes

Make sure you sterilise your jars whilst the chutney is cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Choko Pickles or Choko Chutney?
Amount Per Serving (33 g)
Calories 11
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 10mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.