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Delicious Indian Mint & Cilantro Chutney Made Under 10 Minutes
A chutney(chatni/ chatney/ satni) is any sauce or dip used extensively in Indian cuisines. The texture of the chutney can be different depending on the ingredients used which differ from region to region. A rich coconut chutney is quite popular amongst South Indian cuisines while an aromatic mint chutney is the star in North Indian cuisines. Here's a list of dishes made with mint chutney
- 1 Cup Cilantro Leaves
- 1/2 Cup Mint Leaves
- 4 Spring Onions
- 4 Green Chillies
- 1/2 Spoon Sugar Or Honey
- 1 Small Lemon/ Raw Mango
- To Taste Salt
- One Petal Garlic
1. Wash Mint,Cilantro Leaves and spring onions thoroughly. Chop the spring onions
2. Get green chillies. I use four, but you may use less or more chillies depending on how spicy you want it to be
3. Add all ingredients in a mixer grinder including garlic, sugar or honey, mint, salt, etc.
3. Add lemon juice or raw mango and 1 tablespoon of water. Make sure that liquids like lemon juice and honey go in last, on top of the rest of the ingredients
4. Grind until you achieve your desired consistency
5. Your Beautiful, Luscious Mint & Cilantro Chutney is Ready
- Wash mint and cilantro leaves along with spring onions and chillies. Finely chop them.
- Add chopped mint, cilantro and spring onions, one petal of garlic, salt to taste and chillies in a mixer grinder
- Now add 1 tablespoon of water, raw mango or lemon juice and sugar or honey depending on your preference.
- Grind it all until you get your desired consistency. Your mint and cilantro chutney is ready
What Can I Have Mint Chutney With?
- Switch your tomato ketchup with this chutney as a base in your sandwich (tomato ketchup contains high fructose corn syrup which is unhealthy).
- Can be a base in hot dogs or burgers.
Here are 10 dishes you can have with mint chutney
Mint Chutney Sandwich
Variations of Mint Cilantro Chutney
- Throw some roasted split chickpeas or peanuts in to make the chutney thick.
- Add extra 2 Tbsps of water if you would like to get a more watery consistency depending on the dish you would like to use it for (e.g. as a sauce with lemon rice)
- Add 1-2 Tbsps of plain curd (yoghurt) to get a creamy texture. This one works as a toothsome dip for potato wedges or fish chips
For a variation of the mint chutney, you may watch the video below
Also contains Iron, Calcium upto 3%, Vitamin A -11% and Vitamin C - 9%
|Serving size: 2|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 0 g|
|Saturated fat 0 g|
|Unsaturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 2 g||1%|
|Sugar 0 g|
|Fiber 1 g||4%|
|Protein 1 g||2%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|Sodium 126 mg||5%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|