Mint Chutney - Pudina Chutney

Indian Chutney Recipe

Mint chutney is a popular variety of chutney. Mint, a herb, is called 'Pudina' in Indian language.

Mint is easily available everywhere. It is also very easy to grow in a pot.

Apart from adding the lovely green color to the chutney, the Mint in it makes you feel fresh and helps digestion.

mint pudinaMint - Pudina

You know that eating herbs is good for you. This pudina chutney recipe is a very quick and easy recipe.

This pudina chutney recipe uses fresh grated coconut but you can omit it if you wish.

If you omit coconut, adjust other ingredients accordingly.

It can be served with Dosa, Poori, Chapati, Uttappa Vegetable Samosa etc.

How to make Mint Chutney - Pudina chutney

Ingredients for Mint - Pudina chutney.

  • Fresh coconut grated - 1 cup
  • Fresh mint leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies - 2 or more according to taste
  • Fresh Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Fresh Coriander(cilantro)leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon or according to taste
  • Sugar - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Lime juice - 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves(optional) - 4-5

Method to make mint - pudina chutney

  1. Mix all the ingredients and grind together to paste.
  2. Add a little water if needed.

Seasoning for mint - pudina chutney

  1. Heat oil, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  2. When they stop spluttring, add a pinch of asafetida .
  3. Add to chutney. Mix well.

Pudina Chutney is ready to serve and eat. This chutney can be kept in the fridge for a day.


When coconut is added, you will get a thicker consistency and

it can be served with

Dosa, Poori, Chapati, Uttappa Akki rotti - Rice flour roti etc.

It can also be made without coconut. Without coconut pudina chutney is served with Vegetable Samosa, vegetable cutlet etc.

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