Pudina Powder

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp - channa dal
  • 1 tbsp - udad dal
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 or 3 - red chillies
  • 1 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • salt

How to Make Pudina Powder

  • Remove the mint leaves from the stalks. Wash and wrap in a newspaper for some time. This will absorb all the moisture of the leaves.
  • Heat oil in a thick-bottomed kadai.
  • Add red chillies, channa dal, udad dal and mustard seeds.
  • Once the chillies darken in colour and mustard starts sputtering, remove from fire and keep aside.
  • In the same pan, add the cleaned mint leaves and saute on low fire for some 10 mins.
  • They will slowly start getting dark green or light brown in colour. Remove from fire and let it cool.
  • Add the mint leaves, the fried seeds and salt and powder coarsely in the blender.
  • You can add a spoon of dry desiccated coconut if you wish.
  • This powder can be mixed with sesame oil and eaten with hot idlis or rice.