Friday, February 18, 2011

Pudina thogaiyal /Pudina chutney

Pudina leaves (Mint leaves) - 1 bunch
Urad dal - 1 Tblsp
Dry red chillies - 7-8
Hing - a pinch
Tamarind - a small lemon size
Black pepper corns - 1/4 tsp
Salt as required
Roast in very little oil:
Urad dal, dry red chillies, black peppercorns.
Wash the bunch of pudina nicely and just pluck out the leaves with very tender stem.
Take a kadai and roast the urad dal and red chillies.
Take a wet grinder and put the roasted items, pudina leaves, tamarind,hing and the peppercorns and grind with very little water to a paste.
Remove the chutney from the wet grinder and transfer to a small cup.
The pudina (Mint) chutney is ready and very green to be had with plain hot rice with a few dollops of ghee accompanied with roasted papad or fried papad or with idli or dosa as a side dish or applied on a bread slice and to be had as a sandwich.
Enjoy the chutney.


  1. I too prepare this but its little different u r s looks yummy.

  2. Adding urad dal in mint chutney is quite new for me! Lovely idea.... I mst try it!

    Following you :)

  3. i prepare the similar way..yummy one..

  4. My absolute favorite...I love pudina chutney and yours making me drool

  5. very yummy ... and lovely chutney... glad to follow your blog

  6. Pudina thogaiyal looks delicious Indu.Love it.

  7. Its been a long time since I have prepared this! Looks delicious!!!

  8. hmmm. i can feel the smell here..:)

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