Friday, August 8, 2008

Mint-Coriander Chutney

This basic chutney is perfect for using as a dipping sauce with cutlets and samosas or to serve with main course dishes like Rice Pulao.

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1" piece of ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (adjust according to taste)

  • Grind all the ingredients into a smooth paste in a food processor.
  • Chill it before serving.
  • Serve it with Snacks, Chaats and main course dishes like dal or rice pulao.
Do You Know?
is an aromatic herb. It is incredibly versatile, and grows abundantly in many varieties, the most common of which are spearmint and peppermint.
Legend has it that during a fit of jealous rage, the Greek god Pluto’s wife transformed a beautiful nymph named Minthes into an ordinary garden plant. The heartbroken Pluto was unable to undo the magic, but did manage to cast a spell over the plant that imparted it with a lovely aroma – and this is where mint came from!

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