Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon store-bought or homemade garam masala, recipe follows
  • ¼ to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb. green apples, cored and diced into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 (6-inch thumb) fresh ginger, peeled, sliced into thin planks, then sliced again into thin matchsticks (about 1/2 cup)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. Warm the canola oil in a medium pot over medium-high heat. When shimmering, add the cumin seeds and fennel seeds-they should sizzle upon contact. If they don't, turn the heat up a little. Cook about 30 seconds.
2. Add the onions and cook, stirring often, until the onions turn golden, about 10 minutes.
3. Now add the garam masala and cayenne pepper; cook, stirring vigorously for about 30 seconds.
4. Add the apples, ginger, sugar, apple cider vinegar, 2 teaspoons of salt and a generous amount of freshly ground pepper; stir and cook until the sugar melts. Keep cooking, stirring often, until the sugar thickens and caramelizes, and the apples soften, about 15 minutes.
5. Taste for seasonings and serve.

Categories
Low Cholesterol, Low Saturated Fat, Sauces, Side Dishes, Vegetable, Vegetarian
Keywords
Indian
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