Pudina Pachadi/Mint Chutney

Mint Leaves - 2 cups
Oil - 1/2 teaspoon
Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Sesame Seeds - 2 teaspoons
Green Chillies - 2
Tamarind - small lemon sized ball(can take less amount for mild sour taste)
Jaggery - 2 teaspoons(powdered)
Salt - 1 teaspoon(adjust)
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Oil - 1 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Split Black Gram dal - 1/2 teaspoon
Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Curry Leaves - 4
Hing - 1/4 teaspoon

    .Heat 1/2 teaspoon of oil in a kadai, add green chillies, saute              for a minute, then add mint leaves and saute till leaves are                  evenly cooked and reduced to almost 1/2 cup, remove from                heat and allow it to cool.

  • In the same pan add jeera, sesame seeds and saute for few minutes untill it pops, remove from heat and allow it to cool.

  • Take a mixer jar and add green chillies, mint leaves, jeera, sesame seeds, salt, jaggery, tamarind, turmeric powder, little water and grind it to a coarse paste.

  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, saute till it pops, add split black gram dal, jeera, hing, curry leaves and saute till dal turns red.

  • Add popu/tampering to coarse paste, Serve with Hot rice/paratha's


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