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Mint chutney in a white bowl with green chilies, mint leaves, and lime wedges in the background
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Mint chutney

Mint chutney also known as Green chutney or pudina chutney is a delicious, refreshing and easy to make Indian dip. Also perfect for using as a sandwich spread.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Making time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 82kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups coriander leaves
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1-2 green chili peppers adjust as per taste
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 inch ginger piece
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 3 tablespoon lime juice adjust as per taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/4 cup water or as required to get the desired consistency

Instructions

  • Slightly roast the ginger and garlic over direct flame.
  • Put all the ingredients in a grinder and make a smooth paste.
  • Check and adjust the seasoning.
  • Serve with your favorite snack or use it as a sandwich spread.

Notes

  1. Don't use the stalk of mint it will make the chutney slightly bitter.
  2. Use the stalk of cilantro, it's very flavorful.
  3. Don't skip adding sugar, it helps in balancing the flavors.
  4. Roasting ginger and garlic is optional but recommended.
  5. Don't make a very smooth paste of chutney, it should be slightly coarse.
  6. More detailed tips and tricks are given in the post above.

Nutrition

Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 511mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4071IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 5mg