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Tangy Pudina Chutney

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Pudina is a main ingredient in the recipe of Pudina Chutney. Pudina Chutney is a good appetizer and helps in digestion. Pudina, a green leafy vegetable, has many more health benefits. This recipe video shows easy method to prepare Pudina Chutney. Mint leaves are known as Pudina in India.
Ingredients
  Chana dal 2 Tablespoon
  Moong dal 2 Tablespoon
  Tamarind pieces 4 (Around 4 Inch Pieces)
  Green chilies 3
  Mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Jeera 1 Teaspoon
  Grated coconut 4 Teaspoon
  Fresh mint leaves 4 Tablespoon
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon (Kothmir)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

FRY THE INGREDIENTS: Take about 3 to 4 tablespoons of cooking oil, heat, add -in order- mustard seeds, jeera, (optionlly curry leaves ), green chillies,tamarind peices, chana dall, moong dall and fry till the chana dall becomes golden brown take off the stove and wait to cool
GRIND THE CHUTNEY: Add the fried contents to the mixie, add the mint leaves, the cilantro, coconut powder, salt and about 100 ml of water and grind .. then add some more water depending upon the consistency you like and finish the grinding to make a the chutney ..
SERVE: With idlis, dosa, bhajji, upma, venpongal .. anything .. it is an excellent chutney
Curry leaves and kothmir are optional .. mint leaves ARE AVAILABLE IN USA ALSO ( i have tried it there also )
LET ME KNOW HOW YOU LIKE IT !

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Sour
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Dip
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Quick, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mint, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Mint Relish
Pudina chutney is probably one of the most popular accompaniment to Indian snacks and starters and is substitute for tomato sauce. Watch the video to learn how to make South Indian Style spicy pudina chutney made with roasted dal and spices and fresh coconut, mint and coriander. It is the perfect accompaniment to idlis, dosas, uttapams, bondas and just about anything!

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