Friday, November 29, 2013

Pudina Chutney Recipe - Mint Chutney(without coconut)

Pudina Chutney Recipe
Pudina Chutney(Mint Chutney) is a very flavourful chutney recipe made with mint leaves. Amma makes another version with coconut which I am planning to post soon.This mint chutney is a no coconut version with onion and tomato.I served it with roast dosa and idli podi.
Mint Chutney Recipe

Pudina Chutney Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Mint Leaves(Pudina) - 2 cups tightly packed
Big Onion - 1 small sized chopped finely
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Tamarind - 1/2 tsp
Tomato - 1 small sized chopped roughly
Urad Dal - 1 tbsp
Red Chillies - 2
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tsp

To temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a small sprig

Method:

  1. In a kadai heat oil - add urad dal and fry till golden brown then add red chillies and fry for a minute.Then add onion and saute till slightly browned.Then add tomato and turmeric powder.Saute till raw smell of tomato leaves.How to make paneer sandwich - Step1
  2. Then add mint leaves saute for a minute until it shrinks then add tamarind , give a quick mix and switch off.Cool down and transfer the ingredients to a mixer.
    How to make paneer sandwich - Step2
  3. Grind to a semi fine paste along with little water.Heat oil in a tempering pan  add miustard seeds adn curry leaves let it splutter.Transfer the tadka to the chutney.
    How to make paneer sandwich - Step3
Serve with hot idlis or crispy roast dosa.

My Notes:

  • Dont grind it too smooth, just grind it little coarse.
  • Adding tamarind gives a nice tangy taste which compliments well with mint flavour.
  • You can skip tomato if you wish to.

Mint Chutney



Written by: SHARMILEE J

16 comments:

  1. Thanks for this tasty chutney with great flavor.

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  2. hi
    Thanks for posting recipes with step-by-step pics, love you for that

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  3. thanks a lot for posting recipes with step-by-step pics

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  4. Even I like coarse textured chutney. Looks good

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  5. Hmmm nice aroma, I can have it with medu vada

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  6. Nice recipe sharmi.. Can we add lemon instead of tamarind? I mean to retain the mint color. Is it taste the same?

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    1. Not sure Ranjani whether it will taste good as I havent tried it

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  7. Bookmarking this to give a try. Chutney sounds and looks delicious. This version of mint chutney is very new to me.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Delicious chutney to pair with dosa. Lovely clicks

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  9. very flavourful and inviting chutney !!

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  10. I make this differently but followed the recipe to the 'T' n it was nice. Thnx 4 this recipe.

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    1. It just gives a slightly tangy taste....

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