This Chutney is used as a condiment with grilled or fried food, but may be used a spread or dip too. This chutney is a blend of coriander, mint, chilies and lemon juice with different spices used in different homes and regions of the country.
Prep time: 10 min
Cilantro/Dhaniya/Coriander – big bunch
Fresh Mint leaves 1/2 cup
Green chilies – 5-6 or to taste
Roasted Cumin Powder – 1 tsp ( optional )
Lime/Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp or to taste
Salt – to taste
water as needed to make the chutney of a pesto consistency
Remove the tough stalks of the fresh herbs.
Add all the ingredients into a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
Keep pushing down the chutney to help with the grinding process.
Add the Lemon/ lime right at the end to preserve the green color
Store in the refrigerator or freeze till ready to consume.
Stored in an airtight container, the chutney will stay good in the refrigerator for up to a week. The extra may also be frozen. The frozen chutney usually changes to a deeper green color, but there is no change of taste. Thaw and use the chutney.