Mint and coriander chutney

mint and coriander chutney recipe
The mint and coriander chutney usually known as the green / hari chutney is an exceptionally versatile Indian condiment that can be used with chats, pakodas, dhoklas, dosa, idli, with grilled meat, as spreads in wraps and rolls and the list is endless.
In its basic form, green chutney is just a blend of 4 ingredients – coriander, mint, green chilies and lemon juice but it allows you to do whatever you want with it. Add up any ingredient of your choice like ginger, garlic, chat masala, jeera, sugar, coconut, groundnuts and maybe some more.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
6 People 5 Minutes 00 Minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups fresh coriander(cilantro) leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 6– 8 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 inch fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 3 hot green chili peppers, or to taste
  • 2 tbsp(tablespoons) fresh lemon juice
  • 2-3 tablespoon water or as needed
  • 1/2 tsp(teaspoon) cumin seeds
  • salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Remove the tough stalks of the fresh herbs.

Step 2

Wash coriander and mint leaves.

Step 3

Blend/puree all ingredients above to a smooth consistency.

Step 4

Serve as a condiment, dip or spread.

Nutritional Information

Calories 10 Calories from Fat 1
Total Fat 0.1g 0% Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 4 mg 0% Potassium 38 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1.2 g 0% Dietary Fiber 0.2 g 1%
Sugars 0.3 g Protein 0.6 g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 0 % Iron 1 %

* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.

Tip :If you store in an airtight container, the chutney will stay well in the refrigerator for up to a week. The frozen chutney usually takes up a deeper green color, but the taste does not change. Thaw and use the chutney.