Mint Chutney aka Pudina Chutney is an easy, quick, and delicious recipe prepared with mint leaves, ginger, green chilly, and lemon. It is so simple to make and in India, everyone makes it all the time at home. This versatile mint chutney goes well with Indian snacks like samosas, cutlets, as a dressing on tacos, spread on sandwiches, and Kathi rolls. This vegan and gluten-free chutney also serve as a dip for chips.
Benefits of mint:
Mint is a popular herb that people use fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Pudina or mint leaves have numerous benefits, especially when used fresh and in raw form without cooking. Mint is rich in nutrients and helps facilitate smoother digestion.
How to make this mint chutney?
To make this homemade mint chutney, follow these simple steps:
1. Remove stalks or stems from mint leaves. Submerge the mint leaves and swoosh them around. Let them sit for a minute so that the dirt drops to the bottom. Pick up the mint leaves as gently as possible, so as to not disturb the dirt, and place in a colander. Empty out the water, rinse the bowl and repeat the process until no dirt is left behind in the bowl.
2. Blend mint leaves, green chilies, ginger, salt, cumin powder, and chaat masala until smooth. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water as needed.