Pudina chutney. This recipe of pudina or mint chutney is best suited for idli/dosas or with rice. My moms recipe without tomato. She use to make this with tomato also. Pudina chutney is always one of the prefered chutney option at our home.
Growing mint is easy task. We always have some fresh stock of mint leaves in our garden. We use mint for many sabzis and curries. So we usually stock up in refrigerator too.
Directions for Pudina chutney:
- Heat oil. Crackle urad dal and chana dal. Put in shallots, garlic, red chilli, curry leaves, mint leaves and grated coconut. Saute well until mint leaves shrinks and coconut starts changing color. Cool it down.
- Add salt and grind to a smooth paste.
Mint chutney recipe:
Mint chutney, side dish for idli, dosas and rice
- 1 Tsp Urad dal
- 1 Tsp Chana dal
- 2 to 3 Medium Shallots/ small onions
- 2 Large dry Red chilly
- 1 No Garlic clove
- 1 Spring Curry leaves
- 1 Cup Mint leaves
- 1 Tbsp Grated coconut
Heat oil, crackle urad dal and channa dal
Add shallots, red chilli, garlic, curry leaves, mint leaves, grated coconut.
Fry until raw smell goes off. Cool down and grind with salt to a smooth paste.
Seasoning is optional.
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