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Carrot Chutney

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Ingredients
  Carrots 4 Pound, peeled and sliced
  Oranges 2 Medium
  Lemon 1
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Mixed pickling spices 2 Tablespoon
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated gingerroot 1 Tablespoon
  Bottled hot pepper sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cook carrots in boiling water to cover for 35 to 40 minutes.
Drain; mash or put through food mill.
Measure about 5 cups.
Peel oranges and lemon.
Reserve peel of one orange and half of the one lemon peel.
Remove excess white membrane from reserved peels.
Cut peels into very thin strips.
Seed and thinly slice oranges and lemon.
In 6- to 8-quart kettle or Dutch oven mix sugar, vinegar, and peels.
Place pickling spices in a piece of cheesecloth; tie securely.
Add to kettle.
Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover; boil gently for 5 minutes.
Add carrots, orange and lemon slices, and remaining ingredients.
Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for about 30 minutes or till thickened; stir often.
Remove spice bag; discard.
Ladle into hot, clean half-pint jars; leave 1/2 inch headspace.
Adjust lids.
Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. (Start timing when water returns to boil.)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Carrot

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