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Indian Green Chutney - Cilantro Mint Chutney in a bowl
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Indian Green Chutney - Cilantro Mint Chutney

This basic green chutney can be enjoyed with all of your Indian foods and you can even use it as sandwich spread.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 21kcal


  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 cups cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chillies
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup yogurt


  • In a dry skillet, roast the cumin seeds until it becomes fragrant.
  • Using a coffee/spice grinder, grind the cumin seeds to a powder.
  • Wash the cilantro and mint. Pat dry with paper towels.
  • Rough chop the cilantro and mint.
  • In a food processor, combine cilantro, mint, ginger, garlic, chillies, lime juice and salt.
  • Process well to chop the vegetables.
  • Add yogurt (or water) and process well.
  • Add more or less yogurt to achieve desired consistency.


Make it Vegan - You can use water instead of yogurt for a Vegan version.


Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 524IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg
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