Mint Chutney or Pudina Chutney is one of the famous food and prepared everywhere in India. The main purpose to make any chutney is to include medically beneficial plants or herbs or vegetables or fruits in our meal. Indian chutneys are famous for their strong flavor all over the World.
This chutney is made up of fresh mint leaves, coriander leaves, curry leaves, garlic, ginger, green chillies. There are different ways of preparing mint chutney (Pudina Chutney). I am using roasted chana dal to thicken the chutney. Coriander leaves, garlic and ginger is used to bring down the strong aroma of mint. Mint is the main ingredient of this chutney. Other ingredients can be added as per taste and choice. This chutney can goes well with Indian snacks like samosa, kachori, sandwiches, dhokla, etc...
Let's have a look at the recipe of Mint Chutney...
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Quantity: 2 Cups
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Taste: Chilly Spicy
How to prepare Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney)?
Take a mixer pot
Add 1 cup mint leaves (washed it before using)
Put ½ cup coriander leaves
Add 9-10 curry leaves
Add 7-6 green chillies
Put 2-3 garlic cloves
Add Small ginger piece
Then add 1 teaspoon cumin seed
Add ¼ cup roasted chana dal
Put 1 teaspoon salt
Add ½ cup water and grind it again.
Check for consistency.
If you want more liquid chutney, add more water.
Add 1 teaspoon of sugar.
Squeeze ½ lemon and mix it.
Ready to serve.
How to Serve Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney)?
How to preserve Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney)?
This is wet chutney. So, we can store it in a tight container in the refrigerator for 4-5 days. When stored at room temperature it will get spoilt.
Benefits of Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney)
The main ingredient of this chutney is mint. Mint is very useful in indigestion. Lets see the benefits of Mint or Pudina…
Health benefits of Mint Leaves
Disadvantages of Mint Leaves
Different recipes of Mint Leaves
My experience with Mint Chutney
We are foody people. When we tasted mint chutney(Pudina Chutney) at a restaurant with starters. We loved it very much. It inspires me to try this recipe at home. Initially I was not sure about its recipe. But, when I made it at home. It was a treat to our taste buds. Everyone at home enjoyed it a lot. We like the aroma of mint chutney very much. Now, I always prepare this chutney whenever I see fresh mint in the market. As well as, when guests are coming at home, it can accessorize the meal plate. My kids love this chutney so much that they even eat chapati with it.
Is Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney) good for health?
Mint chutney or pudina chutney promotes digestion and reduces inflammation in the stomach.
Is it good to eat mint leaves everyday?
Mint leaves are very cooling and help in digestion. In summer, we can eat mint leaves in any form.
Does mint leaves help in weight loss?
Fast body metabolism helps in weight loss. Mint leaves help in fast metabolism.
What are the side effects of mint leaves?
Anything eaten in large amounts is bad for health.
Can I freeze mint leaves?
Remove the stem of the mint leaves. Add 2-3 cut leaves in the ice tray. Add water and freeze it. Once, mint cubes are formed, store it in the air-tight container in the deep freeze.
Can diabetic person eat mint chutney (Pudina Chutney)?
As written above, mint chutney is easy, quick and time efficient. It is super delicious. Try it, Taste It and Share it. I am sure people will ask for its recipe.