How to Cook Mint Chutney

by Prakashan Thekkutte Raghavan

Benefits of Mint: Gives you glowing & acne free skin, Helps relieve Relieves indigestion, pains, cough & cold, Boosts immunity, Beats stress & depression, Helps fight cancer.. South Indian food.


  • Mint leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Urad Dal
  • Red chill
  • Green chill
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Coconut grinded
  • Tamarind pulp
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Chopped the coriander and mint leaves and gently sauté with oil to remove raw smell

    Step 2

    Grated or crushed coconut. (Use electric mixi to grind)

    Step 3

    First pour little oil then add Urad dal. Sauté until for golden color. Then move to plate. On the same pan add ginger, garlic, red chilli and green chill. Sauté gently to remove the raw smell.

    Step 4

    Tamarind for sour taste

    Step 5

    Put everything into mixi and add little salt and water then grind it.

    Step 6

    Pour water...

    Step 7

    Tightly close it and grind it

    Step 8

    Check frequently. Still needs to grind it. Then only will get more green color

    Step 9

    Okie! Checked again and salt is not enough. Add little more salt

    Step 10

    Grind grind and grind it

    Step 11

    Oh! sour is not enough now. Add little tamarind

    Step 12

    Looks like it's ready. Move it to a glass bowl

    Step 13

    Not completed! Take a small pan an add oil and crack mustard seeds on the oil then add Urad dal and then sauté gently until it gets golden color and then curry leaves and red chilli. Sauté gently.

    Step 14

    Then pour it to the mint chutney

    Step 15

    It's ready! Eat with curd rice, Idili, Dosa :)