Green Chutney – side dish for dosa


Green chutney is a puree of coriander, mint and curry leaves with the addition of spices and flavourings. Green chutney recipe can be served with dosa, idly and samosa even sandwiches.This chutney has a distinct aroma, delicious and easy to make.


         1 bunch fresh mint
         1 bunch fresh coriander
         Handful of curry leaves
         2 or 3 green chillies
         1/4 cup of coconut
         1 tsp of Tamarind
         pinch of asafoetida
         3tsp of urad dal
         salt and water as needed
 To Temper 
         1tsp of mustard
         1tsp of urad dal
         Few curry leaves
         2tsp of oil
  • Cut off roots from the coriander and any thick stalks from the mint and thoroughly wash in a tap water.
  • Heat oil in the pan, roast urad dal  until golden brown. Add curry leaves, mint leaves, coriander, green chillies, asafoetida, coconut and tamarind after urad dal gets roasted.
  •  Let it cool for sometime .
  •  Grind all the ingredients with salt and water in blender until smooth.
  •  Finally temper it with mustard, urad dal and curry leaves
 Basic Information
Prep Time: 10 min
      Cook Time:  15 min
      Serves:  2 people
 Health Benefits of  Cilantro 
  • Acts to increase HDL cholesterol (the good kind), and reduces LDL cholesterol (the bad kind)
  • Relief for stomach gas, prevention of flatulence and an overall digestive aid
  • Wards off urinary tract infections
  • Helps promote healthy liver function.
 Health Benefits of Mint 
  • Mint helps in eliminating toxins from the body.
  • Crushed mint leaves helps in whitening teeth and combat bad breath.
  • Mint is a very good cleanser for the blood.

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