Friday, May 30, 2014

Mint Coriander Chutney


This is a healthy chutney as it contains mint,coriander and ginger.
You can add it more tastier by adding coconut while roasting too....

Stress, greasy foods, non-veg foods gives rise to free radicals which destroy body. Vegetables have antioxidants that capture these free radicals and stop damage from free radicals. The vegetable juices free body from the toxins and purifies blood.Mint and corainder  has detoxifying property. It detoxifies and cleanses body. Mint corainder juice is used in detoxification and also helps in weight loss. It is a blood purifier and helps in cleansing your system. When had in the morning on empty stomach removes accumalated toxins from your body. Drink one glass of juice everyday and have healthy glowing skin and have a healthy body too. This juice helps curb constipation too.

But for those whose are not the fans of vegetable juices,this is an alternate remedy to add mint and coriander in your diet.

Ingredients:

Mint - 1 cup
Coriander Leaf - 1 cup
Tomato - 1 small
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Green Chilly - 1
Tamarind - 1/2 tsp
coconut Oil - 1 tsp
Utad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp(optional ,for seasoning)

Method:

Take a pan and add oil ,once its hot add urad dal, ginger ,green chillies and saute it till its roasted (keep an eye on urad dal,it must not burn)then add tomato and saute it till its cooked then add mint leaves and coriander leaves.Then switch off the flame and let it cool.
Then grind all these along with tamarind and salt in a mixer to a fine paste.
Serve it like this or you can season it with mustard seeds and red chillies.This is totally optional.








Tip:

If you don't want a spicy chutney ,you can skip ginger.

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