Cilantro Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney)

Pudina Chutney – Mint chutney is a dip best served fresh. Chutneys, relishes, and pickled vegetables adorn every Indian meal, from kababs to samosas to curries to rice. Fresh cilantro and mint chutney is a perfect side for grilled meats and alongside sweet tamarind chutney at a chaat (small plates table).

Indian Cilantro Mint Chutney

Cilantro Mint Chutney

This marvelous cooling chutney is a great companion to most Indian dishes and takes all of 15 minutes to make. Try it with aloo samosas for a real treat.
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Course: Condiment, Dip, Sauce
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Food Processor or blender


  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 6 tbsp Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cup Fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup Fresh cilantro
  • 2 small Jalapeno or serrano peppers, stemmed
  • ½ inch Fresh ginger, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, peeled
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar or honey
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 1 tbsp Roasted peanuts (optional to thicken or just because)


  • Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Adjust for salt and stir in lemon juice.


  • Unused fresh chutney can be refrigerated or a week-or-two in a sealed container.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 2481mg | Potassium: 1145mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 5219IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 484mg | Iron: 6mg

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