February 13, 2011

Mint Chutney for Dosa - 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

Its incredibly simple and takes all of 10 mins to whip up. That's my kind of dinner, any day night! For other chutney recipes, check out:

Tomato chutney recipe
White chutney hotel-style
Peanut mint chutney
Green chutney for chaat
South Indian coconut chutney recipe

Mint Chutney - Pudina Coconut Chutney Recipe

Mint or Pudina Coconut Chutney Recipe
Serves 2

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, this makes a spicy chutney)
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.

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