>> Monday, May 25, 2009
Most of the south indian houses, chutneys are often made to accompany with dosa, idly & sometimes even with rice. Chutney with sambar are the best partners to specify. Mint chutney is really tasty and healthy dip for its medical benefits.
- Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
- Coconut - 1/2
- Red chilly - 4 nos
- Hing a pinch
- Ginger - small pc
- Urad dal - 2 tsp
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Tamarind juice - 1 tsp
- Curry leaves - 1 tbsp
- Oil - 2 tsp
Directions to grind :
# Heat 1 tsp of oil in the pan, add 1 tsp urad dal, 2 red chillies, hing, ginger piece and finally mint leaves. Saute it for 2 min & switch off the heat. Dont overcook the mint leaves.
# Once cool, grind the mint leaves with the coconut, tamarind juice and salt to taste.
# Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp of oil in the pan, add urad dal, mustard seeds, 2 red chilly & curry leaves.
# Mix this seasonings in the grinded chutney.
Serve with dosa, idly or even with rice.