Mint Chutney | Pudina Chutney Recipe – with detailed description and photos. Pudina chutney can be served along with South Indian breakfast recipes like dosa’s and idli’s. Having said that it can also served along with rice sambar combo or rice rasam combo. But ideally served with dosa’s.
Mint Leaves are rich in anti oxidants and phytonutrients, which prevents stomach acidity. Also it is used in mouth freshners and some toothpastes because of the anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Mint chutney is prepared from fresh green Mint leaves along with grated coconut and green chilli. You can enhance the taste by adding some garlic. Adding too much of mint leaves can spoil the taste of the Mint chutney. Some coriander leaves can be added for the variation.
Mint Chutney | Pudina Chutney Recipe – It is an excellent variation in the chutney varieties. It is best accompanied with Dosa’s and Idli’s. This chutney is very well suits as sandwich spread, whenever I want to prepare sandwich, I make sure that there is mint chutney ready for the spread.
Earlier I was used to prepare Coriander chutney for dosa and idli recipes. But someday I tried Mint chutney which tasted good and now I prepare it often, also Mint leaves are very good for health. Mint leaves can be added in the recipes like Mint pulao, Mint chutney, Mint pachadi, Mint paratha, etc.
You can put the tempering to the Mint Chutney | Pudina Chutney. To put the tempering, Heat 1 tsp of oil in sauce pan, and put ¼ tsp of mustard seeds and generous pinch of asafoetida. Put it to the chutney, mix well. You can also consider adding 1 red chilli too.
Coming to the serving part, Mint chutney is typically served along with Indian breakfast recipes like dosa’s, idli’s. Also it can be served along with roti recipes like akki roti, jowar roti.
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RECIPE CARD FOR MINT CHUTNEY | PUDINA CHUTNEY RECIPE:
Mint Chutney | Pudina Chutney Recipe
- 20-25 Mint Leaves
- 1 cup Grated Coconut
- 1 Green chilli
- Salt for taste
- Water as required
- Wash the Mint leaves properly.
- Keep the grated coconut ready.
- Blend the mint leaves, green chilli and grated coconut along with required amount of water.
- You can adjust the consistency based on the addition of water.
- Add salt, Mix well and serve along with South Indian Breakfast recipes like dosa’s or Idli.
Tips & Variation:
- Putting tempering to the chutney is entirely optional, but asafoetida and curry leaves gives an excellent flavor to the chutney.
- Chutney is best served with South Indian Breakfast recipes like Idli and Dosa’s.
- Use fresh Mint leaves for the great taste.
- Further add garlic which enhances the flavor.
- If you want the chutney to be more spicy then consider adding green chilli based on your taste.