Coriander & Mint Chutney | Kothamalli Chutney | Coriander Chutney | Ideal chutney for idlis & dosas. It is a very simple & healthy recipe with coriander, mint & chutney.
It’s slight green color makes a tempting effect along with dosas, idlis, upmas. Mint coriander chutney is a popular chutney, full of mint and coriander flavor.
South Indian breakfast recipes are incomplete without the side dish like chutney recipes. South Indian cuisine has evolved to have many variations to this simple coconut-based chutney recipes.
Health facts about mint & coriander leaves?
Coriander is a fragrant, antioxidant-rich herb that has many culinary uses and health benefits. It may help lower your blood sugar, fight infections, and promote heart, brain, skin, and digestive health. Mint has very powerful antioxidant properties. Mint is excellent to manage blood sugar levels and treat skin conditions. In summers, one should particularly add mint to their diet. Mint is very cooling and aids in digestion and breathing disorders too.
How to make coriander mint chutney?
Firstly, the addition of roasted chana dal or groundnut along with coconut is completely optional. Without these, you can prepare a plain mint coriander chutney too. This plain chutney can be used in making sandwiches, bhel pooris etc.. I personally prefer adding a small piece of ginger, garlic clove & tamarind to this chutney. You can make your way of changes in this chutney recipes.
I personally prefer to have this chutney without tempering. If you want to add tempering do refer my other chutney recipes.
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Coriander & Mint Chutney | Kothamalli ChutneyCourse: ChutneyCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Coriander & Mint Chutney | Kothamalli Chutney | Coriander Chutney
- For Grinding
1/2cup fresh coriander leaves
1/4cup fresh mint leaves
a small piece of ginger
a small piece of garlic clove
a small piece of tamarind
2tbsp grated coconut
1tbsp roasted groundnuts
1 or 2 no green chilly
water as required
salt to taste
- In a blender add in 1/2cup fresh coriander leaves, 1/4cup fresh mint leaves, a small piece of ginger, garlic clove, & tamarind, 2tbsp grated coconut, 1tbsp roasted groundnuts, 1 no green chilly & salt as required.
- Blend it to a smooth paste by adding water in intervals.
- Transfer it to a bowl & either serve it as it is with idlis or dosas or temper it and serve.
- Adding garlic is optional, however, it enhances the flavor.
- If you like to saute mint and coriander leaves slightly to avoid the raw smell, then saute in 1tsp oil for 1min.
- You can increase the amount of mint & coriander leaves based on your choice.