Fresh Herbal Chutney or Pestos

The power and appeal of herbs is great and every culture has its versions of pestos and herbal seasonings.  India has the mint and cilantro chutney.

These fragrant greens although used like a relish are a large and important part of our meals.  Their fresh taste complements Indian spices and they may be used as daily vitamin supplements.

Podina (Mint) Chutney– Chutney made of mint leaves with hints of spices and chili. Use like an herbal ketchup.  The chutney is excellent as a spread on toast, as a dip with chips and it is traditionally used in India with fried savory snacks like pakoras or samosas.  Excellent with barbecue meats.

Coriander, cilantro or Dhania Chutney – Is our most popular savory chutney made of cilantro, ginger and lime juice and chili. A must at most Indian meals. It is also used in India with fried savory snacks like pakoras or samosas. This versatile chutney is great as a dip, on crackers, sandwiches, grilled chicken, fish, chips. Use like an herbal pesto.  Excellent with barbecue meats.

“I cook my rice and fish with these greens and they turn out wonderful” …… a customer

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