Originally published in the Winter + Spring 2020 issue.
This simple pomegranate chutney enhances the flavor of all your favorite dishes while calming the mind and aiding in digestion.
It’s quick and easy to make and can be consumed daily. For best results all ingredients should be organic.
1 cup dried pomegranate seeds, organic seeds available through nwwildfoods.com
1/2 tsp white poppy seed
1/2 tsp green cardamom seed
1/2 tsp black peppercorns
1 lime juiced
Salt to taste
Combine spices and pomegranate seeds in mortar and pestle or spice grinder. Crush or grind spices to rough consistency. Combine in a small bowl with remaining ingredients. Use a little water to adjust the consistency to your liking. Other ingredients such as mint or olive oil may be added to suit your individual liking.
Pomegranate chutney photo courtesy of Jeff Jepsen.