Mint chutney


Mint Chutney is a healthier side dish for uppmaas,idlis or dosaas.In the North India,this is used as a side dish/ingredient for all Chat Items like Bhel Puri,dhai puri,Pani Puri or even for Normal Puris.
Above all ,Mint is good for health as it improves digestion.


Mint (Pudhina) - 1 bunch
Green Chillis - 3
Tomato - 1
Salt - 1/4 tsp.
Oil - 1/2 tsp.
Tamarind - 1/2 tsp.


Step 1:First pluck the mint leaves separately from the branch and wash in clean water to remove the dust.
Step 2:Keep it aside.
Step 3:Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the tomatoes , Green chillis for five minutes.
Step 4:Then grind the fried tomatoes,green chillis and tamarind,pudhina (mint) leaves with salt in a mixer-grinder to get a thick paste.
Step 5:Serve with idlis,dosas,puris etc...

*Choose Bangalore tomatoes for the chutney.Other varieties would taste sour.
*Take all the ingredients in the above mentioned quantity only.
*Choose fresh mint (pudhina) leaves only.