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Mint Tomato Chutney is prepared by the combination of mint, tomatoes, sesame seeds and other spices to make nice delicious chutney. The chutney has got a nice mint aroma along with the sweet and sourness of tomatoes and the nutty taste of the sesame seeds. The Mint tomato chutney is truly divine chutney very healthy and nutritious. So, next time your kids want to eat sandwich than do prepare the this  chutney and make delicious sandwiches for them. 

Mint leaves also known as pudina or mint derived from the Greek word Mintha is a genus of flowering plants from the Lamiaceae family.  Mint leaves are a leaf most well-known for the fragrance and cool refreshing taste. Mint can be either used as fresh leaves or dried and is best source of mint in cooking.  Mint leaves are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, raita and ice creams. Fresh mint is also used as part of an ingredient for the excellent aromatic rice based dish the Biryani. It is also used in preparing the delicious and mouthwatering mint chutney served along with various kebabs and snacks and appetizers. Some of delicious recipes prepared using this aromatic herbs are Mint paratha, Mint leaves & lemon dal, Coriander & mint rice, Hot lemon tea with mint and many more...

Tomatoes are such an important part of Indian cooking. Tomato, king of the garden and burst with sweetness, light sour, and a tingly-tangy ‘pop’. Tomato is considered both, a fruit and vegetable and forms an integral part of cuisines all across the globe. There's so much you can do with it and at the same time not a lot you can do without it. There are a lot of Indian recipes that are solely dedicated to tomatoes. There are thousands of different cultivars and varieties of tomatoes that can provide you with unique health benefits. Tomatoes also place a healthy snack within arm’s reach. You can find different recipes her, such as Tomato chutney, Brinjal potato curry with tomato gravy, Tomato soup, Tomato rice and many more..

Sesame seeds are widely used in Asian cooking. They are tiny, cream colored seeds which are tear drops shape. They have mild nutty flavor which is further enhanced on roasting the seeds. The roasted seeds are also used in flavoring several types of salads, raitas and dressings. They are one of the most prized ingredients while making a variety of korma gravies as it has a unique and distinctive flavour. It is one of the most versatile ingredients that are used in many dishes – sweet & savoury. They are added to breads including bagels and tops of burger buns and baked into crackers.  Natural Black sesame seeds are highly used in bakery products such as breads, bread sticks, cookies, candies, pasta, vegetables & curry dishes. Sesame seeds are generally used for making delicious starters and crispy coated food items such as cutlets and are also used to make homemade muffins and cookies. 

The word Chutney is derived from an Indian term Chatni meaning crushed. Chutneys are generally dry or wet which has a rough to fine consistency. Chutneys can be very spicy, mild or sweet and by toasting the spices, the essential oils are released which is what gives the spices their unique aroma making them more pungent and flavorful. A traditional chutney is made from numerous spices and veggie ground in the specific order to a rough moist paste and seasoned with mustard seeds, curry leaves and urad dal sautéed either in veggie oil or gingerly oil. There's no limit to the amount of chutneys which can be produced from almost any vegetable/fruit/herb/spices or a mix of them. Chutneys are available in two main categories, sweet and hot; each type generally include numerous spices, such as chili, but vary by their key taste. It is an important ingredient for serving idli, dosa, vada, uttapam, Sandwiches or most chat items like samosa, pakora, aloo paratha and so on. in short, it is the main component for Indian snack item. Most of the famous chutney recipes are made using coconut, mint, coriander, ginger, mango, tamarind, red chilli, green chilli, peanut, tomato and lots more….

Preperation Tips:

  • The chutney can be stored for a couple of days in refrigerator.
  • These chutney ‘s taste awesome when ground in traditional mortar and pestle. If you have the equipment and energy to make it that way, believe me, you can get the real taste of these chutney’s.

Health Tips:

  • Mint leaves juice is largely used as medicine for stomach disorders and morning sickness and chest pain.
  • Mint leaves are very popular in aromatherapy.
  • It is said that drinking a glass of milk adding few mint leaves relieves abdominal pain.
  • Mint leaves juice is applied to insect bite areas, so that it gets healed quickly.
  • Tomatoes supply excellent amounts of fiber, vitamins A, C (to resist infections), and K, potassium, controlling heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Tomato contains a large amount of lycopene, an antioxidant that is highly effective in scavenging cancer causing free radicals.
  • Vitamin A, present in tomatoes,aids in improving vision, as well as in preventing night-blindness and macular degeneration. 
  • Tomatoes aid in maintaining healthy teeth, bones, hair and skin.
  • Sesame seeds are rich in iron, magnesium, copper and calcium, vitamin B1 and vitamin E.
  • Sesame seeds also contain phytosterols associated with reduced levels of blood cholesterol.


Preparing the Mint tomato chutney is quite easy and simple. Mint tomato chutney is best served with hot rice, naan, chapati or you can also spread the chutney on the bread slice and eat like a sandwich. 

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