Mint and Green Mango Chutney

Mint and Green Mango Chutney

Mint and Green Mango Chutney

Green mango and aromatic mint combine to delicious effect for this tart, refreshing Indian purée. Green Thai chiles lend a spicy note, while cumin and the garlic-like powder asafoetida give an earthy backbone to the condiment.Ingalls Photography

Green, unripe mangoes, or khatte am, puréed with aromatic mint make a tart, refreshing condiment that's a cooling counterpoint to all sorts of Indian dishes. This recipe first appeared as part of the digital edition of our August/September 2014 special India issue.

Mint and Green Mango Chutney
**From SAVEUR Issue #167** Green, unripe mangoes, or _khatte am_, puréed with aromatic mint make a tart, refreshing condiment that's a cooling counterpoint to all sorts of Indian dishes.
Yield: makes 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 cups packed mint leaves
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. asafoetida
  • 2 small green Thai chiles or 1 serrano, stemmed
  • 1 small green, unripe mango, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Purée all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.