Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Green Chutney and Chammanthi

Here's one aromatic chutney that freshens up any of your sandwiches or chaat with its intense green flavor.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Ingredients

Mint leaves /Pudina: 1 bunch
Coriander leaves/Dhaniya: 3/4 bunch
Red pearl onions/shallots: 2-3
Green chillies: 2-3
Ginger (chopped): 1 teaspoon
Garlic: 1 pod
Salt to taste
Lemon juice: 1-2 tablespoons
Sugar: 1 teaspoon

* To make a smooth spread add a little sour cream to this chutney.

Grind all the above ingredients to a smooth paste. Adjust salt and spice. Chutney is ready.

A slight alteration in the ingredients can make a delicious chammanthi.

Ingredients

Mint leaves /Pudina: 15 leaves
Coriander leaves/Dhaniya: 10 leaves
Red pearl onions/shallots: 2-3
Green chillies: 2-3
Ginger (chopped): 1 teaspoon
Grated Coconut : 1/3 cup
Salt to taste
Water: 1-2 teaspoons

Coarsely grind all these ingredients. Enjoy it with steaming hot rice.

31 comments:

  1. ravilla thanna kothippikkukkaya...

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  2. Thats looks so yummy.. can I have that ball..

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  3. Yes, I love this as a dip..you have got the perfect color here...adipoli !!

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  4. wow.....Love the color...We love to have that as spread for sandwich..Great recipe friends...

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  5. Nice colour and easy recipe..looks good..

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  6. nice colour...my husband's favourite chutney!...nice combo with idly!

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  7. Great presentation and clicks dear...Sounds yummy and colourful...

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  8. Such a catchy and delicious chutney, never tried adding sugar,seems that a neat idea...Tempting chammanthi..

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  9. My favourite dip!!!! It looks simply yummy!!!

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  10. now this looks super excellent and tasty too :)

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  11. My amma make green chammanthi for biriyani..its very yummy.. :)

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  12. Green chutney is my all-time fav... It is one keep-sake chutney that saves me on many occasions.. I dont add onion though! Loved ur version and beautiful clicks!

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  13. Healthy and beautiful color chutney, love it....

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  14. love the chamanthi recipe and the picture.

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  15. Wow, incredible...look at that picture...simply makes one irresistable, love the way you presneted it, awesome:)

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  16. Very colorful chutney that can go well with Samosa, Veg cutlet and such..

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  17. A similar chutney that you posted is famous at sandwich stalls in Madras and they sell so well...

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  18. Yummy dip...goes well with kababs. Lovely color.

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  19. Love the recipe and pics are awesome...good collection of kerala recipes...reminds me of home.

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  20. Well presented.spoon aano athu..:)

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  21. My heart skipped a beat guys..Looks fab!

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  22. @Aparna yes its a spoon...
    Thank you everyone for all these wonderful comments..

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  23. delicious chutney dear..nice presentation

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  24. Adiploi...perfect texture and color...

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  25. Oh yes. . . . .nothing like Pudina

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  26. wow the first click is very beautiful!!!. I love mint and this chammandi can defenitely brighten up anything..

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  27. Very interesting chutney...nice vibrant green color...this is very different from the pudina chutney I make...will try this soon :)

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