Pudina Chutney is a delicious & versatile relish prepared with fresh mint leaves, coriander leaves, ginger, lemon and green chillies.
It is called Mint chutney, Hari chutney, mint cilantro chutney, and Dhaniya Pudina chutney.
Pudina chutney is oil-free, nut-free, gluten-free and vegan.
Pudina chutney is a spicy North Indian chutney made by blending mint, cilantro or coriander, ginger, lemon, peel of raw green mango and green chillies seasoned with powdered spices like roasted cumin powder and salt. Some recipes call for onions, sugar, yoghurt and garlic as well, however, these are optional.
Take equal quantities of mint, cilantro or coriander. Flavour them with some ginger, lemon, peel of raw green mango and green chillies. Add seasoning with powdered spices like roasted cumin powder and salt. Your chutney is ready to serve.
Keep the pudina chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator. The chutney stays good for a week in the fridge.
You can freeze pudina chutney in a freezer-safe container and freeze it for a month. You can also freeze pudina chutney in small batches using an ice tray to make for easy portions. When ready to use, thaw it over the counter and use it as required.
You can serve it as a side dish for all your meals. It goes very well with dal chawal or khichdi. It is excellent an accompaniment to any vegetable curry and roti or rice. You can enjoy it with any flatbreads like poori and paratha. Add it to your Indian snacks, tandoori dishes, kebabs, idli, dosa, sandwiches and more.