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Last Updated : Mar 08,2019




पुदिने के पत्ते रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (mint leaves recipes in Hindi)
ફૂદીનાના પાન રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (mint leaves recipes in Gujarati)

Mint Leaves Recipes | Indian Pudina Recipes

Mint Leaves Recipes, Indian Vegetarian Pudina Recipes. Mint is the common name for the plant Mentha. The plant lives throughout the year and gives the bright green leaves. These mint leaves also called pudina, have a certain bright freshness about them which makes them extremely unique in taste. For the use in food, fresh mint leaves are preferred over the dried variety. They give a cool aftertaste as well and that’s why are used in many chewing gums as well as mouth fresheners. It is also used in various Ayurveda medication as it is said to be helpful in treating stomach aches and indigestion.

If you want to know the Health Benefits of Mint Leaves, Pudina, click here.

Indian Mint Leaves Recipes

As everyone knows, the most basic recipe you find in India with mint leaves is the mint chutney! This condiment made with fresh mint with the addition of coriander, chillies and some nuts, is used as a dip for pakoras and bhajiyas and even as a spread in sandwiches! Not only does mint give a fresh taste to the food but also gives a bright green color to the food. Paneer Makhmali is a subzi that is wonderful to look at and eat! The aromatic subzi gets its color from the coriander and mint paste which complements the white of the paneer perfectly.

Paneer MakhmaliPaneer Makhmali

Mint leaves, with other ingredients like paneer and green peas, makes for a wonderful filling in parathas. If you want, you can make Low Fat Paneer and Green peas Stuffed Parathas, which are diabetic friendly. The mint leaves ad a certain freshness and zing to the taste of the parathas. For other options there is the Minty Green Peas and Cabbage Parathas or an Onion and Mint Roti.

Pudina (Mint Leaves) Recipes for Snacks

Whether you call it Pani Puri or Golgappa or Puchka, no plate of this delight is complete without a spicy, minty water to tie the crispy puri, aloo filling and sweet chutney together! This snack is nothing without its teekha pudina pani, the perfect medley of flavors. There are endless varieties of snacks that can be served with a spicy pudina chutney, but there are many snacks that can be made with mint leaves as well. Pudina Aloo is a simple snack made by marination of boiled baby potatoes in a mint paste and served cold.

Pani Puri, Mumbai Roadside Pani Puri, GolgappaPani Puri, Mumbai Roadside Pani Puri, Golgappa

Ragda Patties also use fresh mint leaves in the patties by stuffing it inside the mashed potatoes for a surprise element. The mint leaves provide a contrast to the hot ragda and crunchy onions and it all comes together very well. The delightful Suran Chana Dal Tikkis are crispy tikkis with different flavors that work well together: The coolness of the mint, the pungency of the garlic and onions and earthiness of the spice powders.

Innovative Mint Leaves Recipes

The vegetable that goes really well with mint is peas. They complement each other so well that you can even make a healthy Green Peas and Mint Soup. Combine freshly picked mint leaves with curd and mustard powder for an excellent and easy salad dressing. This dressing can be poured over a Mixed Sprouts, Fruits and Veggie Salad, a very new way to eat all the healthy ingredients together!

Phudina PuriPhudina Puri

Puri bhaji is a staple in Indian households. Generally the puri is made with a simple whole wheat or maida dough, but you can definitely add a twist to it by making Phudina Puris. The dough is prepared by adding a mint and cumin puree in the flour itself which provides the green color and tingly taste to the puris. Let's skip to dessert now. Ice cream is one thing that has so many variations that it is not possible to find one that you don’t like. Mint Ice cream is cool, fresh ice cream that pairs well with a hot chocolate sauce. Once you start eating this, you will not go back to the other flavors!

Mint leaves benefits

Mint Leaves (Pudina) : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover it's vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves

If you want to know more about the Uses of Mint leaves, Pudina then you can check out our article on that.

Hope you like this collection of Mint Leaves Recipes, Indian Pudina Recipes. Scroll down for more such recipes!

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Pani Puri, Paani Puri, Golgappa Recipe
Recipe# 2806
14 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Crisp semolina puris filled with sprouts and chilled mint flavoured water make a great snack for a hot summer afternoon. They are known as "golgappas" in northern India and as "poochkas" in West Bengal. When my favourite "panipuriwallah" is serving me these delightful little puris one after the othe ....
Ragda Patties, Chaat Ragda Pattice Recipe
Recipe# 2818
08 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Ragda Patties, one of the most famous street foods of Mumbai, is a satiating snack that is loved by people of all ages. From being a street food, it has grown in stature to become a popular dish in many Indian restaurants all over the world. This to ....
Green Chutney (Chaat)
Recipe# 2797
14 Mar 19

 by Tarla Dalal
A green mint and coriander flavoured chutney which is great for sandwich spreads. Mint adds freshness to this chutney. The addition of lemon juice enhances the flavours of mint and coriander and prevent discoloration of the greens. Green chutney is probably the most favourite Indian accompaniment ....
Aloo Kurkure
Recipe# 2909
15 Jun 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Mint-flavoured potato mash dipped in a typical flour batter, coated with powdered beaten rice, and deep-fried till temptingly crisp. Hear the crunchy poha crackle as you drain these on absorbent paper, and be tempted to take a bite even before you finish frying the remaining balls! indeed, this is a ....
Achaari Paneer Tikka
Recipe# 32939
23 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Succulent cottage cheese in a pure desi avatar! Marinated in an intensely spicy achaari marinade, which reflects the flavour of green chilli pickle, the paneer cubes are arranged into a satay and cooked till perfectly crisp outside, soft inside, and flavourful through and through. The best part is t ....
Pani Puri, Mumbai Roadside Pani Puri, Golgappa
Recipe# 33408
06 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Pani Puri, have it spicy sweet or balanced – just the way you like it! it is a delight to watch the vendor skilfully punch a tiny hole in each puri thereafter adding the fillings and dipping it in the meetha chutney and teekha pani. Once you are done don’t forget to have a free sip of teekha p ....
Pahadi Paneer Tikka ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipe)
Recipe# 32712
16 May 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Think of the mountains, and you are immediately reminded of fresh scents, green sights and a crisp chill in the air. What would you like to eat in such a situation? Well, the Pahadi Paneer Tikka has it all. It features crisp and juicy veggies along with soft and luscious paneer, all of which have im ....
Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup
Recipe# 302
19 Mar 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Manchow soup is a very popular street food in China, and you’ll find push carts selling off this soup customized to individual taste. The hawker will throw in the ingredients you ask for to make it suitable to your palate. Plenty of finely chopped veggies are simmered in a broth which contains ....
Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe
Recipe# 22266
07 Mar 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Green Chutney is an indispensable part of the Indian snack repertoire. While it is used in the preparation of certain snacks and chaats, it serves as a tasty accompaniment for others. ....
Falafel, Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread
Recipe# 22573
21 Jan 10

 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Lebanese dish, Falafel can classify as a sumptuous snack or a meal in its own right depending on when you have it! Here, unleavened pita bread is lined with tongue-tickling garlic chutney, topped with a tangy curd dressing and packed w ....
Mint and Coriander Chutney
Recipe# 3539
26 Nov 12

 
by Tarla Dalal
A mint and coriander flavoured chutney which is great for sandwich spreads. Lemon juice enhances the flavours of mint and coriander and prevents discoloration of the greens. Green chutney is probably the most favourite Indian accompaniment. Chilas tikkis, dhoklas etc. are considered incomplete wi ....
Stuffed Cauliflower Paratha
Recipe# 188
05 Jul 14

 
by Tarla Dalal
Crisp and tasty parathas that none can refuse, the stuffed cauliflower paratha is wonderful way of preparing healthy cauliflower. Whole wheat flour and a liberal amount of cauliflower make this a nutritious dish, which is crispier than normal parathas due to the addition of rice flour. Aromatic herb ....
Vegetable Biryani
Recipe# 7553
21 Nov 07

 by Tarla Dalal
Aromatic saffron rice layered with a spicy gravy of vegetables. You can make a baked version of veggie biryani by assembling the rice in a baking dish and baking for 10 minutes at 150 C.
Arabic Salad
Recipe# 22594
21 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
The salad is traditionally flavoured with sumac powder, which is a Middle Eastern spice made from the berries of the sumac bush. The powder has a tart flavour thus we have substituted it with pomegranate powder and lemon juice. It is worth hunting down if you possibly can. But the salad is equally d ....
Paneer Open Toast
Recipe# 1435
23 Nov 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Paneer Open Toast, a zesty topping comprised of low-fat paneer and vegetables adds spice to nutritious whole wheat toasts. A great teatime snack providing nearly 116 calories per toast, these are best accompaniment by a hot, sugar-free beverage!
Thai Sizzler
Recipe# 4838
16 May 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Thai cooking is a tempting blend of Indian, Chinese and Malay cooking. Varying form the soothing coconut to fiery chillies, these flavours of Thailand on one platter are sure to stimulate your taste buds and your appetite too!
Mint Chutney,  Pudina Chutney
Recipe# 4978
23 Mar 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
This popular mint chutney can be prepared in a matter of minutes by using fresh mint along with coriander leaves. This chutney has the aromatic freshness of mint combined with the earthiness of the coriander. Serve it alongside Indian appetizers like
Phudina Aloo (  Desi Khana)
Recipe# 1513
23 Sep 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
A very simple and quick snack of boiled baby potatoes coated with a pungent chutney of mint, coriander and other punchy ingredients. The lemon juice not only adds tang to the potatoes, it also helps highlight the other flavours. Phudina aloo is just the thing for cocktail parties.
Pahadi Paneer Tikka Wrap
Recipe# 32613
23 Jan 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Paneer and onions marinated in a delectable curd and mint based marinade, makes this an irresistible tikka! The key to ensuring that the marinade doesn’t slide off the tikkas is to use hung curds and don't miss out the use of cornflour. Wrap the tikkas with a handful of onion rings sprinkled ....
Green Peas and Mint Pulao
Recipe# 5295
17 Nov 10

 
by Tarla Dalal
A thoughtful blend of minimal but well-matched ingredients like mint, peas and brown rice together with flavour boosters like green chillies, onions and garlic, results in a delectable Green Peas and Mint Pulao that throws you into a tizzy. Brown rice and green peas are rich in fibre, which binds an ....
Pahadi Paneer Tikka ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4918
20 Aug 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Paneer, capsicum, onions and potatoes dunked in a rich curd based, mint flavoured marinade makes a delicious starter. To make a thick marinade you need to start with thick curds. In case the marinade is too runny, add a spoonful of besan to the mixture.
Aloo Ka Bomb
Recipe# 2839
26 Nov 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Our very own version of the "Baked Stuffed Potato", fondly named by street vendors as a "Bomb". Whole potatoes scooped and stuffed with a chatpata paneer filling and topped with spicy green chutney and crispy sev.
Baked Samosa
Recipe# 33324
16 May 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Samosa, the famous street side snack, usually have a thick outer covering to retain the shape and hold the stuffing, however that makes it difficult to bake properly. Hence i have rolled the outer covering thin. To instill a little crispiness i have added ½ tbsp of ghee to the dough. Baking takes a ....
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