Mint/ Pudina chutney – leaves, as many of you would know, have multiple claimed health benefits, from strengthening cells to getting rid of bad breath.
So, you might have used mint leaves in your lemon tea, used it in making raita, and even used it while making Pulav. Here is another option for you: mint chutney, or pudina chutney. This is a great combo for rice, dosa, idlis, and even your sandwiches.
Tangy Mint Chutney Recipe is bursting with flavors in each bite. Serve it with an appetizer or as a side with any Indian meal because it is a perfect accompaniment to perk up the meal. Here is my mother’s famous recipe of this chutney.
Ingredients for Pudina/mint chutney:-
- 2 cups Fresh Coriander (Chopped)
- 1 cup Fresh Mint (Chopped)
- 3-4 Green Chillies (Chopped)
- 1 inch Ginger (Chopped)
- 6-8 cloves Garlic
- ¼ tsp Hing
- ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
- Salt to taste
- 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
Instructions for pudina/mint chutney:-
- Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth.
- Try not to use water, but if it’s getting difficult to blend, add a tablespoon or two of water and then blend.
- The amount of green chillies can be adjusted according to your preference. You can increase or decrease it. It will also depend on how hot the chilli is.
- Store the chutney in an airtight container. It is best to store it in a glass container.
- Amla or gooseberry is a also a great addition in this chutney