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.
- 2–3 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)
- Remove stalks or stems from mint leaves. Rinse the leaves under cold water for a few mins using a colander and dry them.
- Blend mint leaves, green chilies, ginger, salt, cumin powder, and chaat masala until smooth. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water as needed.
- Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
- Taste and adjust spices to suit your personal needs.
- Serve this refreshing chutney with samosas, pakodas (fritters), Indian curry dishes, and sandwiches.
- Make sure to discard the stems or stalks of leaves as they may add a bitter flavor.
- Add some sugar or yogurt if it tastes too spicy to you.
- You can store the chutney in an air-tight container for up to 4-5 days.
- 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