Pudina Chutney/ Mint Chutney


‘Pudina Chutney’ is a South Indian recipe which has Mint as the main ingredient.  Mint along with other spices makes this a very healthy and nutritious Chutney.  Pudina Chutney is a very good side dish for Idly, Dosa, Rice and even Rotis!

This Spicy Chutney is off to Srivalli for the event “Spicy Fiery Chutneys”



Mint leaves/ Pudina – 1 bunch

Garlic – 1 tbsp

Onion – 1 sliced

Coconut pieces – 1/4 cup

Dry red chillies – 6

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Tamarind – 1 gooseberry size

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Salt – to taste

Oil – 1 tbsp



Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.  Add onions, garlic, dry red chillies, curry leaves and coconut pieces.  Fry till the onions turn light brown.  Add the mint leaves and fry for another 2 minutes more.  Allow it to cool.  Grind it in a mixer along with tamarind and salt to form a fine paste, adding very little water.


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  1. Ethuvare try cheythittilla…will try it soon ..tnx for sharing

  2. Sangi, this chutney is not so popular among Malayalis..it really tastes good. Thanks dear! 🙂

  3. Sounds yummm.

  4. Very flavorful and delicious chutney.. would love to have with idli/dosas and congrats on your awards Lissie 🙂

  5. I love mint and this chutney sure sounds delicious!!

  6. Chutney looks yumm!! prefect with crispy dosas..

  7. I just love the freshness in mint chutney. I will try your way by adding garlic and coconut next time.

  8. Thank you Malar!

  9. Oh wow!!! superb chutney..
    So full of flavor!!!

  10. Oh wow! I can almost get the aroma here just by looking at the pics! It looks super delicious!