Mint Chutney with Red Chillies

10 Sep

mint_chutney
Pudina Erra Karam Pacchadi

Ingredients:

Mint Leaves 1 bunch
Tamarind 2 inch sized ball
Chana dal 1 tbsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 8-10
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Soak tamarind in water for few minutes and remove the pulp.

Remove mint leaves, wash thoroughly and pat them dry.
Heat 2 tsps of oil in a pan, add mint leaves and fry for few seconds.

Heat tsp of oil in the same pan, add chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and broken red chillies in order.
When chana dal turns golden brown, remove from heat and keep aside.

Blend all the above fried ingredients together with tamarind extract and salt.
Finally add mint leaves and blend into somewhat smooth mixture.
Serve with rice, dosa, samosa…..

Notes: Make sure not to over fry mint leaves. Do the talimpu with mustard seeds and hing if you like.

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7 Responses to “Mint Chutney with Red Chillies”

  1. Asha September 10, 2007 at 1:14 pm #

    I made dry red chilly chutney. This with mint looks fabulous, so yummy with Ragi rotti. Thanks Anusha:))

  2. Rajitha September 10, 2007 at 3:58 pm #

    looks pretty anusha..all ur pics do

  3. Nags September 10, 2007 at 8:53 pm #

    awesome! i am trying it this weekend. bookmarked! πŸ˜€

  4. sreekaruna September 11, 2007 at 4:44 am #

    Hi! Chanced to come here for the first time.
    Talimpu a beautiful name for a cookery site,
    Must be from Andhra.
    Ur pictures are pretty. πŸ™‚
    Always have seen green mint chutney but this red mint chutney looks tempting, should try. πŸ˜€

  5. SIMMI February 9, 2009 at 6:52 am #

    made dry red chilly chutney. This with mint looks good, so yummy with rotti. Thanks simmi:))

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