Mint Chutney

22 Aug

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Pudina Akula Pachadi.

Mint chutney is one of the fresh chutneys generally served with deep fried snacks. Mint chutney recipes vary in the number of ingredients being used. Here, mint leaves, ginger, green chillies and lemon juice are blended into smooth paste adding either onion or tomato or both.
Makes: around a cup of Mint Leaves Chutney.

Ingredients:

Mint Leaves 2 Cups Packed
Ginger 1 inch piece
Green Chillies 2 – 3
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Remove mint leaves from hard stems and wash under water thoroughly.
Roughly tear the mint leaves.
Peel and roughly chop ginger.
Remove stems, wash, remove seeds (if preferred) and slice the green chiles.

Grind mint leaves, ginger, green chiles, lemon juice and salt together into smooth paste adding enough water.
Serve mint chutney with any deep fried snacks.
Notes: Make sure to adjust green chillies according to the preference.

Suggestions: If the chutney is spicy, add more lemon juice.
Variations: A tbsp of yogurt can be added to the chutney, a pinch of sugar can also be added and finely chopped red onion and tomato are also blended with the mint leaves at times.
Other Names: Pudina Chutney, Mint Leaves Chutney.

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One Response to “Mint Chutney”

  1. hema aggarwal March 1, 2011 at 5:04 am #

    very good and delicious vairity

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