Dried Mint Leaves

23 Apr

Endabettina Pudina Aku


Fresh Mint Leaves 4 cups packed

Method of preparation:

Wash mint leaves thoroughly and pat them dry.
Spread the cleaned mint leaves on baking tray.
Preheat the oven to 180 F – 200 F.
Place the mint leaves tray for 1 hr 20 min to 2 hr.
Check in the last 15 – 30 min to make sure all the leaves are dry and crisp.
Alternatively, leave in direct sun light until dry.
Rub the crisp mint leaves between the palms to powder them.
Store the dried mint powder in clean dry jar and tighten.

Notes: Make sure mint leaves are thoroughly dry before placing in the oven.

11 Responses to “Dried Mint Leaves”

  1. Madhuram April 23, 2008 at 6:58 pm #

    For what to we use this powder?

  2. shankari April 23, 2008 at 8:05 pm #

    Thank you so much for this. I was planning to do this soon as mint is growing like a weed in my backyard

  3. Lakshmi April 23, 2008 at 8:43 pm #

    Thanks for such a useful tip

  4. radhika April 23, 2008 at 11:28 pm #

    mint is good for health.thanks u for good dried mint pudi

  5. anusharaji April 30, 2008 at 11:24 am #

    use it in gravies, curries…..
    just like you use kasoori methi n other dry herbs

  6. Vi June 11, 2008 at 6:31 pm #

    wow this is a good one. for how long does this store in airtight container. what is its shelf life

  7. anusharaji June 11, 2008 at 6:59 pm #

    shelf life can be in years if theres no hint of moisture anytime

  8. shalini bishnoi August 3, 2008 at 10:40 pm #

    thanks for tip.I use to make raita of this.


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