3 Easy Pudina chutney recipes | Mint chutney Recipes

Pudina  chutney / Mint chutney is spicy dip which is served with various Indian appetizers  or snacks like   tikkas , kebabs ,samosas ,kachori , dhoklas and even with south indian foods like dosas and idlis . Pudina chutney is also served with lot many chats , it gives nice ting to chat items like raj kachori ,aloo ki tikki ,papdi chat ,dahi bhalla etc .

I make Pudina/Mint  chutney in many ways-

  1. If I am serving it with tikkas or kebabs or sandwiches  I make it with curd.

    pudina chutney for appetizers

    pudina chutney for appetizers

  2. If I am serving this chutney with samosas or dhoklas or kachori or for chat items I make it little chatpatti by adding lemon juice sugar etc.
  3. if am serving pudina chutney with dosas or idlis I add coconut and peanuts .roasted peanuts gives very nice texture to pudina chutney as compare to roasted chana dal (dalya / chutney wali dal/ pottukadalai)

    coconut pudina chutney for idli dosa

    coconut pudina chutney for idli dosa

I am sharing my tips for making pudina chutney green at the end of these  recipes. I like my pudina chutney green in colour, as it looks very tempting when it’s green.

How to make Pudina chutney/Mint chutney for veg or non-veg kebab or tikkas  or with sandwitches

This pudina chutney is same which is served in restaurants with many veg and non veg appetizers like tikkas and kebabs. This chutney is little spicy and the thick texture comes with thick fresh curd .

pudina chutney for appetizers

pudina chutney for appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pudina / mint leaves
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin seeds
  •  1cup fresh curd (use whole milk curd or use curd which comes in tetra pack)
  • 1 teaspoon chat masala
  • 1 green chili (take it according to your  taste )
  • 6-7 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Wash pudina and coriander nicely with water .take it in mixer jar .add garlic cloves, green chili and roasted cumin seeds in it and by add ing little water make a fine paste of it.IMG_7961
  2. Take curd chat masala salt in a bowl and whisk it nicely and add fine paste of pudina ,coriander, garlic ,green chili  and cumin seeds in it mix it nicely and serve it with any appetizers of your choice .IMG_7962IMG_7963

    pudina chutney for appetizers

    pudina chutney for appetizers

How to make Tangy Pudina / mint chutney  for dhoklas ,kachoris ,samosas ,pakoras  or any chat recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pudina / mint leaves
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 1 medium onion (cut it into pieces)
  • ½ inch ginger piece
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice /raw mango pieces (kacha aam)
  • 1 teaspoon chat masala (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Wash mint leaves and coriander leaves nicely and take it mixer jar & add all the ingredients except salt and chat masala to it . Make a fine paste of it by adding little water .
  2. Remove it in a bowl and salt and chat masala and mix it nicely. Serve this tangy pudina chutney with dhoklas ,kachoris ,samosas  ,pakoras  or any chat

 How to make pudina / mint chutney with dosas or idlis or parathas

As I said earlier I make this chutney with coconut and peanuts . I use peanuts in place of roasted gram (dalya/chutney wali dal/ pottukadalai)  as it gives nice texture to this chutney but if you want you can add roasted gram  (chutney wali dal / daliya) in place of peanuts .

coconut pudina chutney for idli dosa

coconut pudina chutney for idli dosa

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pudina / mint leaves
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 /2 cup roasted peanuts / roasted gram (dalya/chutney wali dal/ pottukadalai)
  • ½ cup grated fresh or dry coconut
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 6-7 garlic cloves
  • 1 -2 green chilies
  • Salt to taste

For tempering

  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 15-20 curry leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon asfoetidia  (hing)
  • 1teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

Directions

  1. Wash pudina leaves and coriander leaves and take it in a mixer jar, now add all the ingredients except salt and tempering ingredient to it and make a fine paste by adding little water to itIMG_7764IMG_7766IMG_7768
  2. Take this fine paste of pudina chutney in bowl and add salt to it and mix it nicelyIMG_7771
  3. In a frying pan heat oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds let it crackle, now add curry leaves and asfoetidia to it .pour this tempering on pudina chutney. Serve it with idli dosa or even in your meals.

coconut pudina chutney for idli dosa

coconut pudina chutney for idli dosa

3 Tips for making pudina / mint chutney green

  1. Never grind pudina chutney with salt. Add salt after you grind pudina chutney.
  2. Add lemon juice or curd or raw mango in pudina chutney to keep it green in color.
  3. Add coriander leaves with pudina to make your chutney green.

 

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