Mint Coriander Chutney

This tangy Mint Coriander Chutney Recipe is bursting with flavors in each bite. Serve it with an appetizer or as a side dish with any Indian meal because it is a perfect accompaniment to perk up the meal.

Mint Coriander Chutney

Mint Coriander Chutney

Recipe by Ushakal GroupCourse: Main CourseCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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  • 2 tsp oil

  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera

  • 2 clove garlic

  • 1-inch ginger

  • 3 tbsp mint / pudina, chopped

  • 2 tbsp coriander, chopped

  • 1 cup coconut, grated

  • 2 tbsp roasted split gram dal

  • small piece tamarind / imli

  • 3 green chilli

  • ½ tsp salt

  • ½ cup water

  • For Tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • few curry leaves


  • Firstly, in a small pan heat 2 tsp oil and saute 1 tsp cumin, 2 clove garlic and 1-inch ginger.
  • Now add 3 tbsp mint / pudina, 2 tbsp coriander and saute for a minute or till it shrinks slightly.
  • Cool the mixture completely, and transfer to a blender.
  • Add 1 cup coconut, 2 tbsp roasted split gram dal
  • small piece tamarind, 3 green chilli and ½ tsp salt.
  • Also, add ½ cup water and blend to smooth paste. Add more water if required adjusting consistency.
  • Transfer the coriander mint chutney to a bowl. Keep aside.
  • Now to prepare tempering, heat 2 tsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard seeds and few curry leaves.
  • Allow the tempering to splutter and pour over chutney.
  • Finally, serve coriander mint chutney with idli or dosa.


  • Firstly, adding garlic is optional, however, it enhances the flavor.
    Also, saute mint and coriander leaves slightly to avoid the raw smell.
    Furthermore, increase the amount of mint leaves or coriander leaves to your choice.
    Finally, coriander mint chutney or coriander chutney tastes great when prepared slig

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