Fresh Blackberry Chutney

Perfect way to use blackberries that may be a bit overripe and mushy. This super simple condiment can be enjoyed anywhere for fresh, sweet flavor.  It will keep up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 

makes ~1 cup


1.5 cups fresh blackberries

2 Tbsp onion, minced

Pinch of chili powder

Pinch of salt

1 Tbsp EVOO

½ tsp cumin seeds


  1. Cut the blackberries in half and mash so that some blackberry texture remains. Do not  mash until completely smooth.
  2. Add red onion, chili powder, and salt. Do not stir yet. 
  3. Heat up the oil and pop the cumin seeds. Pour the oil over the chili powder to allow it to cook & bring out flavor. Stir to combine and serve. 

ideas / variations

  • If the blackberries are very tart, add a bit of jaggery or honey to sweeten it up. 
  • Try this chutney with a seafood dish.