Jan 27, 2009

MINT CHUTNEY (PUDINA PACHADI)

Mint leaves --- 2 cups
Dry red chilies --- 15 no or according to your taste
Coriander seeds -- 1 tea sp sp
Cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
Salt to taste
Jaggery ---- 1tea sp
Tamarind --- 1 inch piece soaked in little water
oil ---- 1 tea sp
METHOD:---
Heat oil in a fry pan and add coriander seeds, cumin seeds and red chilies and fry till light golden color remove and grind in to a fine powder.
Now add mint leaves to the same pan and stir for 2 sec. add this to coriander,cumin and red chili powder then add jaggery,tamarind,salt to taste add very little water and grind in to a smooth paste.
This chutney will be a great choice with rice, dosa and idli.
This is my another entry for Chutney/dip Mania event at Ramya s Mane Adige

21 comments:

LG said...

Woowie..now I loved the color of the chutney and ingredients say that it is spicy too..slurrp!

sowmya said...

nice chutney..i have some mint leaves ..will give it a try..

Priya said...

Wat a colourful chutney, i love the aroma of mint leaves much, this chutney goes awesome with steaming idlies na, just drooling over the spicy chutney..

Anonymous said...

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Dershana said...

hey, that's a different type of mint chutney :-)

Asha said...

I love the aroma and flavor of Mint, my mint has survived the Winter although I don't get enough to make chutney right now. looks mouthwatering! :))

SriLekha said...

it looks too good!

SriLekha said...

it looks too good!

bindiya said...

the method you use is new to me,i am sure must make the chutney really delicious!bookmarked!!

Yasmeen said...

must be perfect on chaats:)

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Thanx for the delicious entries!!! :) love the picture

Varsha Vipins said...

Looks yum!!!drool..
n I loved that Krishna pic on the ide bar..divine.:)

Cham said...

Wow what a spicy treat!

Vandana Rajesh said...

This mint chutney looks nice and very different from the usual. Like the color guess it would be really spicy too with all those chillies.

Adlak's tiny world said...

hey its mouth watering. my mom makes this very well like this.

visit my blog..i hve tried yr Lucknowi dhum biriyani and it came out very well. Thanks a ton for sharing dear.

Curry Leaf said...

Lovely mint chutney.I love the arma of mint,though I rarely make a mint chutney.family does not like mint much.This is perfect with Idlis.

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Kalyani said...

hi

i want to know how many days does the pudhina chutney can be kept whether in the fridge or outside. Will it get spoiled if we keep outside, kindly let me know.

Kalyani

rekhas kitchen said...

Hi Kalyani this pudina chutney will stay for 1 week out side and you can keep this in the fridge for 1 month atleast......

Mahathi said...

hi just tried it and came out awesome...thanks for sharing and keep up the good work in sharing wonderful receipes.

sandhya said...

nice blog you blog them so nice like summer green way....
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