Pudina - 1 bunch cleaned
Red chilies - 4-5
Chanadal - 1tbsp
Urad dal - 1tbsp
Jeera - 1tbsp
Tamarind paste - 1tbsp
Grated cocconut - 2tbsp
Salt - to taste
- Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai. Add chana and urad dals, red chilies and jeera. Fry till the dals turn golden brown. Remove and cool.
- In the same kadai, add 1tsp oil and add the cleaned pudina. Fry till the leaves completely wilt down, takes about 5 minutes. Let cool completely.
- Grind the fried dals and pudina with tamarind paste, salt, grated coconut and little water to get to the desired consistency.
- Pudina chutney goes well with rice & ghee and idlis and dosas too.