Pudina (Mint) Chutney

Chutneys are an integral part of any Indian home. There are several types of chutneys that are prepared, but perhaps the most popular is the mint chutney. This very popular chutney is paired with several snacks or sandwiches. The strong mint flavour is offset with the addition of other delicious herbs and spices, making it a delight on the palate in addition to giving your health a boost!

1/2 cup mint leaves, chopped
1 cup coriander leaves, chopped
2 cloves garlic (lasun, poondu), peeled
2 green chillies, chopped
1/4″ piece of ginger, peeled
2 tsp raisin paste (optional)
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
1 tbsp water
Put the garlic, green chillies, ginger, raisin paste (if using) and salt in the small jar of a blender
Grind to a slightly coarse paste
Add mint leaves, coriander leaves. lemon juice and water
Grind again to the desired consistency
Transfer to a serving bowl
Serve with baked (or air fried) snacks or sandwiches

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