Are you one of those who loves to eat their meals or snacks with green sauce, then this article will help you to prepare five different kinds of green sauce with all green foods, preparation time is just 5 minutes.
In the following paragraphs, we will be discussing the recipe for the green sauce, loaded with garlic, avocados, cilantro, olive oil, parsley, lime juice, salt, pistachios, and jalapeno.
The herbs like basil, coriander, mint, and parsley add flavor to the dishes we cook. In a Green chutney, we can use these herbs and the taste of these herbs are good. All Indian snacks are flavor into these snacks.
Do you know that Chutney comes from the Hindi word incomplete with the spicy and herby green chutney. Moreover, green chutney can be paired by paranthas, idli, samosa, pakora, and kachori, green chutney adds more Chatni- meaning is to lick.
The base for preparing chutney is coriander leaves, mint leaves, and green chilies. The way of preparing traditional green chutney varies from household to household. You can also add coconut milk, curd, or water. The sourness in the chutney comes from raw mango, lemon, tamarind, or green tomatoes. You can also add ginger, garlic, or onion as per your preference. If you want more regional taste you can add bread, fried grams, nuts, or peanuts.
If you want south Indian twist then you can add fried grams. Fried grams help to blend the chutney to smooth and thick texture. Moreover, they also prevent the chutney from turning watery over time.
You can add a slice of bread to make your chutney for a Bombay potato chutney sandwich.
If you want Haryanvi taste then you can crushed walnuts.
The chutney blend with less water is thick and creamy. You can store this chutney for a week.
Here are some of the ways you can use this chutney with.
You can add this chutney between the layers of the dhokla while making dhokla sandwich.
You can make chutney sandwich with cucumber and chutney.
You can put chutney in the dosa before folding it.
This chutney is best for all Indian snacks.
You can add yogurt in the chutney and make a dip.
You can add this chutney in the beans salad as a dressing.
You can also add chutney in the leftover rice, and make it more delicious.
Moreover, you can freeze the chutney and add in your summer drinks.
Now we share the recipe of Coriander chutney or dosa chutney or hari chutney.
Indian cilantro coriander chutney is the most delicious, popular and quick green chutney. In this chutney, we add tomatoes, lemon, coriander, onion, and water. This chutney paired up with all savory snacks, salads, and even with your meal.
This dhaniya chutney is one of the most popular chutney all over the world which we eat with Indian food.
This chutney paired up with all street snacks, dosa, and harabharakabab.
Recipe of green chutney:
- The first and foremost ingredient is coriander.
- The chat masala/ mango powder, this will give the tangy flavor, you can also add lemon.
- Ginger and garlic not compulsory, it depends upon your taste.
- Green chilies
To get the perfectly smooth chutney, we need to remove all the thick stalks that comes with the coriander leaves.
Put all the ingredients in the mixer grinder and mix it well until the paste becomes smooth.
Now the question arises in your mind that how to get luscious green color in green chutney.
And the answer for this is to add tomatoes and lemon juice. The mixture of these two ingredients with coriander leaves gives a bright green color. Moreover, it also helps to retain the color of the chutney if you put this chutney in the refrigerator for later use.
How to store green chutney for later use?
The answer for that is very simple, you need to put the chutney in a refrigerator in the airtight container otherwise it will turn blackish-green or brownish.
Important tip: If you prepare the chutney for later use then it is recommendable that do not out salt in it, salt helps in oxidation faster. Always put salt in the chutney before serving.
Another option to restore the chutney is to freeze the chutney.
If you do not want to use the chutney right away then freeze the chutney and before using place the chutney in the fridge overnight.
If you want the chutney then take out the chutney from the freezer and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute, make sure your place the cover while microwaving.
Recipe for mint green chutney
- Raw Mango (kacchaaam)
- Green chilies
Put all the ingredients in the mixture grinder and mix it well until the chutney becomes smooth.
The mint leaves have a warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor.
Tomatoes add color to the chutney and also add flavor to the chutney.
You can serve this chutney with:
- Bread rolls
- Veg cutlet
- Aloo Tikki
Important tip: Always use a dry spoon to serve chutney.