Hari Chutney – Mint and Coriander Chutney – Green Chutney

In its basic bare bone form, green chutney is a blend of coriander, mint, chillies and lemon juice with different spices used in different homes and regions of the country. It is a popular condiment in India and is mostly enjoyed with snacks like samosa, pakoras (deep fried fritters), chaat, with grilled meat, as spreads in wraps and rolls and also as a side during meal times.

Hari Chutney Mint and Coriander Chutney

Hari Chutney - Mint and Coriander Chutney - Green Chutney

Hari chutney is a versatile Indian condiment that can be used in many different ways. It is best used as a condiment with grilled or fried food, but may be used a spread or dip too.
Course: Chutney
Cuisine: Indian
Cooking Method: Blender (No Cooking)
Special Diet: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free
Nutrition Profile: Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Author: The Cook
5 from 1 vote
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  • cups fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped
  • ½ small white onion, coarsely chopped (optional)
  • 6 spring onions (scallions), coarsely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cm knob fresh ginger, peeled and chopped (optional)
  • 2 hot green chilli peppers, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon water, or as needed to make the chutney of a pesto consistency
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated coconut, optional

Recipe Instructions

  • Remove and discard the tough stalks of the fresh herbs. Blend or puree all ingredients above (including the optional ingredients you choose to use) to a smooth consistency.
  • Serve as condiment, dip or spread.

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Serving: 1cup | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 612mg | Potassium: 544mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2615IU | Vitamin C: 90.8mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 3.1mg

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