Raw Mango Mint Chutney

25 Jun

Raw Mango Mint Chutney

Fresh raw mango mint chutney that’s especially good during summer. Mint helps to tackle tummy troubles that the heat brings in its wake (it’s even part of this popular OTC Ayurvedic antacid), and raw mango is a famed antidote for heatstroke, so much so that the goverment’s National Health Portal recommends it.

Now that we’ve set out that raw mango and mint are a blessed healing combination, let’s get onto the chutney recipe : ) It’s coming a bit late this summer, but better now than never, right?

You Need:

  • Raw mango  – 200 grams (about 1/2 of a totapuri)
  • Mint leaves – 1 packed cup of leaves
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 packed cup of leaves
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Sea salt* – 1/4 teaspoon 0r to taste
  • Black salt (optional**)– 1/4 teaspoon or to taste
  • Sugar – 1/2 teaspoon

*If you don’t have sea salt, use regular table salt. The quantity of salt and sugar will vary depending on the sourness of the raw mango. Taste and adjust.

**If not using black salt, increase the quantity of sea salt/regular salt.

Raw Mango Mint Chutney Ingredients

In the picture above, clockwise from top-left: mint leaves, coriander leaves, raw mango, green chilies.

How To Make Raw Mango Mint Chutney:

Peel raw mango, cut the flesh into cubes.

Raw Mango, Chopped

Destem green chilies.

Wash and roughly chop mint and coriander leaves.

Put the raw mango cubes, green chilies, mint leaves, coriander leaves in a chutney grinder.

Raw Mango, Mint, Coriander, Chilies in Grinder

Grind all the ingredients together.

Raw Mango Mint Chutney in Grinder

Add sea salt, black salt, sugar to taste.

Grind again. Taste and adjust the salt/sugar.

Raw mango mint chutney is ready to eat. Best when fresh. Refrigerate if you need to store for later, finish up the chutney within 2-3 days.

Raw Mango Chutney with Mint

To Serve:

Some pairing ideas for raw mango mint chutney:

  • on the side with rice and dal
  • dip for fried snacks
  • condiment for plain boiled goodies like potatoes or chickpeas

Raw Mango Mint Chutney - Spoonful

Notes:

For another raw mango-mint combo, try the delicious drink aam panna (green mango panna).

Looking for more green dip recipes? Try the classic coriander chutney, cherry tomato and coriander chutney, mint and yogurt dip.

Interested in ripe mango-based chutneys? Check these recipes: sweet mango chutney, ginger-jaggery chutney with mango chunks.

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