This spicy taste dip goes very well with indian tiffins, dosa or idli. Mint as you all know is a very healthy ingredient and has many health benefits. It is highly recommended to use mint on a regular basis in our diet.
Let’s look at few of the benefits of Mint Leaves (thanks Medindia Blogs) before getting to the recipe of Mint Chutney/Dip
- Inhaling fresh mint leaves relieves you from congestion problems, like sinus infections and common cold.
- Your teeth becomes white when you chew fresh mint leaves for a while at least once or twice a week.
- Mint leaves eliminate toxins from the body and when included in the diet on a regular basis, eliminates bacteria and fungus from the body.
- Drinking herbal mint tea reduces irritated bowel syndromes and cleanses the stomach.
- The antifungal properties associated with mint help in curing asthma and other allergic conditions.
- Mint helps in getting rid of headaches and migraines.
- Mint also acts as an antioxidant, a prevention for cancer.
- Mint Leaves – 1 bunch
- Onion – 1
- Tomato – 2
- Black Pepper – 3 to 4
- Red Chilli – 2
- Oil – 2 tsp
- Salt to taste
1. Wash and chop the mint leaves into small pieces.
2. Add all the ingredients and grind them smoothly.
3. Pour oil in a pan and lightly fry the chutney.
4. Serve with idli or dosa.