Mint sauce is a sweet, tangy condiment is traditionally prepared from fresh mint leaves blended with garlic, chilies, fresh coriander, salt, and lemon juice. It is a popular accompaniment to fish, poultry, and beef. Whether you serve it as a side or a spread, it is a refreshing flavor for almost any dish.
In India, the coriander chutney and mint chutney is the most popular two accompaniments serves along with any Indian snacks or street appetizers. Be sure to use fresh mint leaves – the flavor of over-ground mint leaves will be very bitter and unpleasant.
Uses and storage of Mint sauce
When preparing mint chutney, use fresh, and if making it the day before, it should be serve immediately after making it. The mint sauce can keep also be store in an air-tight container for two days. If you’re planning to serve the chutney a few days later, it’s best to refrigerate it, and this will ensure that it stays fresh and flavorful. It should be enjoye within 48 hours after making it.
It is a popular accompaniment to fish, poultry, and beef. Whether you serve it as a side or a spread, it is a refreshing flavor for almost any dish. The mint sauce or chutney is best to serve with grilled meat, chicken patties, and samosa. Also, you can use it as a dressing for salads.
- 2 cups fresh mint leaves (with out stalk)
- 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
- 2-3 green chilies
- A small diced ginger (peeled)
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 5-7 garlic cloves
- 1/2 tbsp salt
- 1/2 tbsp chat masala
- 1/3 cup Greek yogurt or hang curd
How to prepare mint sauce
To make a mint sauce –
- Combine the mint leaves, garlic, coriander leaves, ginger, chat masala, and salt.
- Mix the ingredients in a food processor until smooth with adding little water.
- If using a blender, be sure to use a high-speed setting.
- If your blender has a low speed, increase the water a tablespoon at a time. Be careful not to over-blend the chutney as it will lose its flavor and become bitter.
- When it’s a blend, transfer it into a bowl.
- Add lemon juice and fresh yogurt, mix well with a whisker.
- Then check the seasoning, add some salt, and chat masala.
- Serve mint sauce as a side dip or accompaniments along with appetizers or main course.
2 servings per container
Serving Size2 g
- Amount Per ServingCalories62
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
- Cholesterol 2mg 1%
- Sodium 1789mg 75%
- Potassium 378mg 11%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
- Sugars 2.7g
- Protein 4g 8%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.