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Mint Chutney


  • Author: Ashu
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

Mint chutney is a super easy recipe to make that goes with a variety of dishes. This chutney adds a refreshing flavor that can’t be beat.


Ingredients

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  • 23 cups mint leaves
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 2 tbsp green chilly
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 tbsp cumin powder (optional)
  • 1/4 tbsp chaat masala (optional)

Instructions

  1. Remove stalks or stems from mint leaves. Rinse the leaves under cold water for a few mins using a colander and dry them.
  2. Blend mint leaves, green chilies, ginger, salt, cumin powder, and chaat masala until smooth. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water as needed.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  4. Taste and adjust spices to suit your personal needs.
  5. Serve this refreshing chutney with samosas, pakodas (fritters), Indian curry dishes, and sandwiches.

Notes

Tips:

  1. Make sure to discard the stems or stalks of leaves as they may add a bitter flavor.
  2. Add some sugar or yogurt if it tastes too spicy to you.
  3. You can store the chutney in an air-tight container for up to 4-5 days. 
  4. In case you want to make mint chutney in large quantity in advance then freeze it in ice cube trays. Once fully frozen, store the cubes in a ziplock plastic bag. When ready to serve, thaw as needed.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: Mint Chutney, Pudina Chutney