Thursday, August 13, 2009

Mint Chutney

For the health benefits of this herb, please read Health Benefits of Mint.

a handful of mint leaves
3flakes of garlic
1 1/2 tbs grated coconut
lime size ball of tamarind
1 green chilli
salt to taste

  • Clean the tamarind well and soak in water, later remove the pulp by squeezing it. Alternatively you can microwave the tamarind with a little water for 1 minute on full power and squeeze out the pulp. Keep aside.
  • Grind the garlic and chilli.
  • Add the mint leaves and tamarind pulp and grind well.
  • Add the grated coconut and grind to a smooth paste, adding water if required.
  • Add salt to taste and mix well.
  • To preserve refrigerate in a dry container.
  • Mint chutney can be used for sandwhich spreads, and can be eaten with parathas, dosas, and idlis.
Mint Chutney on Foodista

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