Do you need a super-fresh chutney that is so versatile that you can accompany it with endless starters and main meals, from samosas and pakoras to grilled lamb, fish and chicken. Your wait is over – here is a green chutney recipe that you will fall in love with.
Green Chutney Recipe From Mum’s Kitchen
This “Green Chutney Recipe” is probably the most versatile chutney recipe that I know off and hence very dear to me.
Back in my childhood days, we didn’t have electric mixers or grinders but that didn’t stop my mum from preparing wonderful homemade chutneys. I still remember my mum would sit in the veranda and grind all wet masala ingredients on a semi-circle shaped heavy stone slab with another heavy stone. This magical ancient grinder is commonly known as SILVATTA.
My mum tells me that when I was a toddler, every time I would hear the grinding noise, I would notoriously interfere the grinding process midway. I would take some of the wet masala and put it in my mouth and run away. I would then cry out loudly because of all the spices but then it never broke my will to do it over and over again. I guess I always knew that Chutneys would hold a special place in my food diary.
One such chutney is the Green Chutney – an amalgamation of two wonderful herbs Coriander and Mint. This is also called Coriander Mint Chutney.
This wonderful green chutney recipe just has that “x” factor that can instantly add color, flavor and freshness to the meal it is paired with. If you have not tried it, its time you prepare this divine green chutney recipe.
I am 100% sure that it will provide an extra zing by enhancing the overall flavor of your meal.
Green Chutney Recipe Benefits
Mint and Coriander are the most powerful and extremely beneficial herbs that you can have in your pantry. And making a yum paste out of it – how can you go wrong? Let me highlight few critical benefits.
- Ever wonder why Coriander Mint Chutney is consumed along with snacks like Pakoras, Samosa and Kachori. Yes, obviously first It tastes good but also because of its digestive abilities. It just offsets the unhealthy effect of some snacks, keep your stomach cool and helps in overall digestion
- Both Coriander and Mint are natural stimulants, hence it can really sooth you when you feel really tired, especially in summers. It just energize your body.
A Green Chutney Recipe for all occasions
- This delicious Coriander Mint Chutney can be served with starters or snacks like Kebabs & Tikkas.
- Any Tandoori delicacies like Tandoori Chicken, Mutton Seekh Kebab is incomplete with this hot green chutney recipe.
- Coriander Mint Chutney also goes perfect with South Indian foods like Uttapams, Idlis etc.
- I love it even with rice and curries.
The best part is that you can prepare it and refrigerate it. It can easily survive 2-3 days.
Ok lets get into the recipe now.
- 1 cup Fresh Green Coriander
- 1 cup Fresh mint Leaves
- 1 inch ginger
- 5 garlic cloves
- ½ Tbsp tamarind
- ½ Tbsp cumin seeds
- ¼ Tbsp suger
- 2-3 Tbsp water
- 3 to 4 Tbsp curd
- 4 to 5 Green Chillies
- Salt to taste
- Pick the leaves from the coriander and mint.
- Take a blender and add green coriander, mint leaves, green chillies, garlic cloves, ginger, tamarind, cumin seeds, sugar, salt,and water together. Blend to a smooth paste.
- Your chutney is ready. You can serve it straight away or keep this chutney, refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 2-3 days.
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