Mint Chutney

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.

 

Ingredients:

  • Mint Leaves – 1 bunch
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 2
  • Black Pepper – 3 to 4
  • Red Chilli – 2
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Method:
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.

 

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