Monday, 31 August 2015

Green Chutney(Coriander & Mint)


Chutneys are integral part of Indian cuisine and it can be either sweet,spicy or even sour and sometimes a combination.It is basically blend of variety of spices with leaves ,vegetables or even fruits.Here is a simple chutney recipe which can be prepared with familiar ingredients and can be stored in refrigerator for few days.

Ingredients:
Coriander leaves,fresh,chopped                      1cup(packed)
Mint/Pudina leaves                                               1/4 cup
Green chillies                                                           2
Garlic cloves,peeled                                              4
Fresh chopped ginger                                          1tsp
Salt                                                                               to taste
Cumin seeds                                                              1/2tsp
Lemon juice                                                               for taste

Method:
  • Take all the ingredients in a blending jar and blend it dry first,then adding little water blend to form a smooth chutney.
  • transfer the blended chutney into a serving bowl
  • Add lemon juice and give a stir
Note:
Increase the number of chillies to make it more spicy
Can be served with chats,dhokla,pakodas,samosa,tikkis,stuffed parathas and so on..If mixed with little curd also tastes great as a dip.
 
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