Fresh Mint-Cilantro Chutney

Preparation info

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  • Makes

    1¼ cups

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Cooking One on One

Cooking One on One

By John Ash

Published 2004

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  • cups lightly packed fresh mint leaves
  • ½ cup lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin, lightly toasted
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño or serrano chile, or to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • cup plain yogurt
  • Homemade vegetable or chicken stock or your favorite canned broth
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


Combine the Mint, cilantro, cumin, sugar, chile, lime juice, and yogurt in a blender or food processor and process until smooth, adding a bit of stock or water to help, if needed. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Can be made up to 2 hours ahead and refrigerated.