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February 13, 2011

Mint Chutney - Pudina Coconut Chutney Recipe

Mint chutney is a popular chutney or dip in Indian cuisine that has many variations  It's a great green chutney with serve with Indian snacks. I bought a mint plant the other day and its growing like a wild bush in its small pot. To use up some of the fresh and insanely flavourful leaves, I made a mint coconut chutney to go with wheat dosas

Mint Chutney - Pudina Coconut Chutney Recipe
Yes, they are over-exposed, but too lazy to edit much :D
Its incredibly simple and takes all of 10 mins to whip up. That's my kind of dinner, any day night!

Mint Chutney - Pudina Coconut Chutney Recipe

Mint / Pudina Coconut Chutney
Serves 2

Ingredients:
1 cup fresh grated coconut (not desiccated)
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
2 shallots
A tiny piece of ginger
A tiny piece of tamarind
2 green chillies (adjust to taste)
Salt to taste

To make chutney - grind all ingredients with very little water. Serve immediately with dosa, or even rice. This goes really well with the slightly dense and bland wheat dosa.

Mint Chutney - Pudina Coconut Chutney Recipe

All pictures in this post taken in the home made light box for food photography.