Sanoli's Kitchen: MINT COCONUT CHUTNEY

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

MINT COCONUT CHUTNEY

This time mint and coconut are abundantly available in local market. Fresh bunch of mint I bought to make this 'mint coconut chutney'. It is a popular great green chutney or Indian dip, very refreshing, tastes sublime!

INGREDIENTS:

FOR GRINDING:
3/4 Cup Fresh Mint Leaves (washed)
1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
5-6 Green Chillies (according to taste)
A Small Quantity of Tamarind (I used 1 tsp)
1 tbsp Bengal Gram Lentil (roasted)
1/3" Ginger
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
Salt to taste

FOR SEASONING:
1 tsp Urad Dal
3/4 tsp Mustard seeds
A pinch of Asafoetida
8 Curry Leaves
1 Whole Dry Red Chilli
1 tsp Oil

METHOD:
Saute mint leaves in a pan on medium flame for 2 minutes. Grind coconut, green chillies, gram lentil, tamarind salt and cumin seeds with little water for a minute. Now put mint leaves, ginger, turmeric and salt in it. Grind for another a minute till everything blend nicely.

Heat oil in a pan. Add asafoetida and mustard seeds. Let mustard seeds splutter. Add urad dal, red chilli and curry leaves. Saute for a minute. switch off heat now. Pour this seasoning over the blended mixture. Store it in a airtight container and refrigerate for several days. Serve with idlis, upma, uthappam, dosas or any kind of snacks; a good side dish with biryani or pulao too. Enjoy this toothsome chutney!!!

28 comments:

  1. Yummy chutney.. Such a refreshing one for this beating summer

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  2. Hi sano this wud go great with any chaat items isnt it even for dosa also it would work

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  3. Flavourful chutney!! Would go well with idlis and other snacks!! Wonderful snaps!! :)
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  4. Looks yum...Thanks for visiting my space..

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  5. yummy recipe..thanks for sharing

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  6. Lovely chutney just how i love it.Love the color and beautiful tadka.

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  7. love this one.. very flavourful and goes with snacks too
    Noel Collections

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  8. Grinding is out of the question for me but I sure will try with the food processor. This is such a lovely dip, let it be with thosai, chappati or as a side with rice.

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  9. wow yummy chutney,loved it with hot steaming idlis...

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  10. flavorful n delicious chutney,yumm:)

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  11. Flavourful chutney,i dont mind have them as a spread with some bread slices.

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  12. flavorful and tasty chutney, one of my fav chutney :) Looks very coloful n inviting!

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  13. i just love this chutney dear.. looks delicious..

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  14. looks so delectable.. And nice clicks too...

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  15. Flavorful chutney, would be perfect for dosas

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  16. That chutney would be perfect with idlis!

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  17. Delicious yummy chutney so green lovely color sanoli

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  18. wow this looks amazing and sure to be a yummy flavored chutney

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  19. my fav chutney sonali ji loving it.

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  20. nice color, i got coconut from Yesterday's holi, will make it now.

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