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Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Mint Coconut Chutney/Pudhina Thengai Chutney [Side dish for Idlis & Dosas]

Today in Priyas Virundhu it is very healthy, simple and delicious Mint coconut chutney. It is very common and delectable chutney prepared in most of the houses in South India. Check out other chutney varieties here.

Here’s how to make Mint Coconut Chutney with step by step photos….


Ingredients

Mint
One big bunch
Grated coconut
½ cup
Green chillies
4-5
Ginger
2 inch piece cubed
Black pepper corns
6
Tamarind
One small gooseberry size
Salt
As needed
Oil
1 tsp

For Tempering

Oil
1 tsp
Mustard seeds
½ tsp
Cumin seeds
½ tsp
Urad dal
1 tsp
Dry red chillies
2
Curry leaves
5-6

Method

Clean and wash the mint leaves thoroughly. Peel the ginger and cut to cubes, slit the green chillies and keep it aside.


Heat one tsp of oil in a kadai, add green chillies, ginger and saute until green chillies start changing color. Transfer it to a plate and keep it aside.


In the same kadai saute the mint leaves for just 2 -3 minutes and switch off the stove. Transfer it to a plate.



After the mint leaves cool down, grind mint leaves, green chillies, ginger, black pepper corns, tamarind, grated coconut  in a mixer to fine paste by adding required amount of water.

Transfer the mint chutney to a serving bowl.

Heat one tsp of oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, then add cumin seeds, urad dal, dry red chillies, asafoetida, curry leaves and saute until the dal changes color. Then add the tempering to the mint chutney.


Delicious and healthy Mint Coconut chutney is ready to be enjoyed.

Serve it with idlis, dosas or spread it on bread for sandwiches or serve it with hot white rice.


Thank you for visiting my blog, please come back again for more healthy and delicious chutneys of South India.
Until then I am signing off…




28 comments:

  1. Very flavourful chutney. My favourite.

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  2. very very inviting mint chutney :) love the attractive color !!

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  3. Very aromatic and delicious chutney,one of my favourite.

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  4. Pudina chutney always smells great.Love the chutney.

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  5. All time yummy chutney.Combo well with dosa and idli

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  6. Yummy and flavorful chutney Priya !

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  7. I have had coconut and mint chutney seoeratly but never their combibation..
    We can try this as we make southindian food atleast once a month..
    Kisses,
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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  8. Love the colour on that chutney Priya. I like your way of sauteeing the leaves rather than just grind them raw.

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  9. never tried mint-coconut combo, surely try this, thanks for sharing.

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  10. Flavorful chutney,can easily have 2 extra idlies :)

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  11. சட்னி அருமை. இன்று எங்கள் வீட்டிலும் இதே புதினா சட்னி தான் செய்தார்கள். பகிர்வுக்கு நன்றிகள்.

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  12. I love this with some adai. hit combo. Nice one Priya

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  13. My anytime favorite with idli's and dosa's

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  14. My favorite tongue tickling mint chutney ..love to eat dosa with this chutney.

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  15. same pinch sis...flavorful and spicy chutney..eye pleasing color.....

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  16. green lovers cant say no to this.iam in one of them...

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  17. Simply divine and that oozing green color has to be the attraction.

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  18. Looks very delicious and flavorful..

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  19. Inviting chutney with attractive green color....

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  21. delicious side dish for idlis! :) Mint n coconut ocmbi is very new to me! Must try some time

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  22. Mint chutney looks delicious love it.

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  23. Wow! What a colour ! Looks awesome.Thanks for linking this to Gayathri's Wtml Event.

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  24. Healthy and yummy chutney !

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  25. Thank you very much friends for your lovely comments....

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