Today I am here with Mint Chutney recipe. This mint chutney is made with onion and tomato. This spicy chutney is perfect with idli, dosa or paniyaram. If there are leftovers, I use them as spread for sandwich too.
Mint Chutney, Pudhina chutney - Side dish for Idli / Dosa
Mint Chutney (with Onion Tomato)
This spicy chutney is made with mint leaves, onion and tomato. It can be served with idli / dosa.
Recipe Developed, Cooked and Clicked by : Divya Prakash Published : Prep time : Cook time : Total time : Yield : 4-5 servings
Mint Leaves : 1 cup
Onion : 1 large
Tomatoes : 2 nos.
Oil : 1 Tablespoon
Urad dal : 1 Tablespoon
Channa dal : 1 Tablespoon
Red Chillies : 2-3 nos.
Tamarind : small gooseberry size
Salt : To taste.
Heat oil in a skillet, add urad dal, channa dal and fry for 1- 2 minutes. Then add the chopped onions and cook till they turn translucent. Then add chopped tomatoes and cook till they turn mushy. Now add the mint leaves and let it wilt. Then turn off the heat and let it cool completely.
Then transfer this to a blender along with tamarind and salt and grind it into a fine paste. Add water as per the required consistency.
Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with idli/ dosa.
Adjust red chillies as per heat tolerance level.
Instead of mint leaves, cilantro leaves can be added to make cilantro chutney.