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Restaurant Style Yogurt Mint Sauce

Restaurant style Yogurt Mint Sauce is fresh and cool chutney which is quick and easy to prepare. It is a perfect dip for poppadums and tandoori starters. This recipe uses fresh mint and is much tastier than store- bought ones.
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Course: Chutneys
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 37kcal


1 Cup = 250ml ; 1 Tablespoon = 15ml; 1 Teaspoon = 5ml

  • ¼ cup Mint roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup Coriander Leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 Green Chillies roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Natural Plain Yogurt
  • Salt as required
  • ½ Teaspoon Sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • Lemon Juice from half lime


  • In a blender add mint, coriander, green chillies, lime juice, cumin powder. salt and sugar.
    ¼ cup Mint, ¼ cup Coriander Leaves, 1 Green Chillies, Salt, ½ Teaspoon Cumin Powder, Lemon Juice, ½ Teaspoon Sugar
  • Blend it to a smooth paste.
  • In a wide bowl add yogurt.
    1 cup Natural Plain Yogurt
  • Now add already blended mint and coriander paste. 
  • Mix well into a smooth sauce.
  • Enjoy fresh Mint sauce with poppadums or with any tandoori/grilled starters.


Do not blend yogurt along with mint and coriander as you end up with thin sauce.
Adjust green chillies as per your preferred spice levels.
Add little water while blending if necessary.
** Nutritional information provided here are estimated and for guidance only. Please refer my Recipe Disclaimer for more details.


Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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