Cilantro Mint Chutney

The Indian hot sauce πŸ˜‰, melange of yummy herbs.

Cilantro/ fresh coriander chutney is a common accompaniment found in Indian households. It lifts up mood of many dishes.

You can use it as spread, side, dipping sauce or even as salad dressing. This chutney that I have made has many health benefits. It is good source of vitamin K and many minerals. The herbs used in this chutney are good for digestion.

If you are hypertensive or if you have salt restriction, please use this sparingly.

Ingredients-

  • 1 bunch Cilantro/ Coriander
  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves
  • 1 inch Ginger, peeled
  • 2 Green Chilies (as per taste)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup water (use as required)

Directions-

  1. Wash cilantro & mint under running water and drain. Once dried chop them roughly.
  2. Wash ginger and green chilies and chop roughly.
  3. In a blender, at the base add chilies, ginger, cumin, and sesame seeds. Add 1/4th cup water and blend until smooth paste forms. Add remaining ingredients and 1/2 cup water. Blend untill smooth.
  4. Transfer in a bowl and adjust salt and acidity. Stir well.
  5. Cover and store in refrigerator.
  6. Consistency can be thick or runny, depends on how you want to use.

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Love,

Neha❀

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