How to make Mint Chutney -

Urad dal, red chillies and shallots add a new dimension to this delicious mint chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Sherly Baby.

Main Ingredients : Mint Leaves (पुदीने के पत्ते ), Black Gram Split

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Mint Chutney

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 8

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mint Chutney Recipe

  • Mint Leaves 1 small

  • Black Gram Split 1 tablespoon

  • Black gram split (urad dal dhuli) 2 teaspoons

  • Dried red chilli 8

  • Shallot 2

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan add urad dal and fry till golden brown.

Step 2

Add dry red chillies, shallots, curry leaves and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Remove from flame and mint leaves, tamrind pulp, ginger, salt and little water if required ang grind to a fine paste.

Step 4

Serve with parathas.

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