Green (Hari) Chutney for Chaat

Green Chutney for Chaat

Apart from Sweet chutney, another essential item to assemble most Chaats is Green aka Hari Chutney, prepared with coriander leaves, pudina and lemon juice. Quick to make and can be refrigerated or frozen for many weeks. The chutney will retain its green color due to addition of lemon juice. Hari chutney is versatile and can also be served as a dip or as a spread for sandwich and Kathi roll apart from playing a colorful role in Chaat preparation.

Green (Hari) Chutney Recipe

Prep & Cooking: 15 mts



2 cups chopped fresh coriander leaves, packed

1 cup fresh pudina/mint leaves, packed

2-3 green chillis (adjust)

2 tbsps lemon juice

2 tbsps water

1 1/2 tsps sugar

pinch of salt

1 Wash pudina and coriander leaves thoroughly and allow the water to drain.
2 Grind the mint leaves, coriander leaves, salt, sugar, lemon juice and green chillis to a fine paste, by adding 2 tbsps water.
3 Remove into a bowl. Refrigerate until use. Goes well for chaats like Pani Puri, hot snacks like Samosa or as a spread for sandwich.

Green (Hari) Chutney for Chaat

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  • Serves: 15

Main Ingredients:

  1. coriander leaves
  2. mint leaves



Apart from Sweet chutney, another essential item required to assemble most Chaats is Green aka Hari Chutney, prepared with coriander leaves, mint and lemon juice.


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18 Responses

  1. Swathi says:

    Hi Sailu,
    The recipes for sweet and green chutneys are wonderful and life saviours for people like me who are away from are doing a wonderful job, thanks a million. Very much looking forward to the other chat recipes too.

  2. Maninas says:

    my punjabi friend adds tamarind chutney to her hari chutney, so it’s close(ish) to your combo of the two chutneys.

  3. sudha says:

    I was wondering these days for this chutney recipe (sweet n green)…Thanks a lot!!

  4. Shubha says:

    Can I use this chutney for bhelpuri, papadi chat, etc as well? When I prepare this chutney, I add little bit of chat masala but not lemon juice…

  5. nirosha says:

    Hi Sailu, i had been looking for this chutney since a long time. thanks a lot for ur recipe. u have been giving very good recipes in sakshi newspaper. i m great fan of u. CAN WE USE THIS CHUTNEY 4 BAJJI, BONDAS AND SAMOSAS INSTEAD OF SAUCE……..

  6. Arya says:

    thanks for posting these receipes!! it’s a savior for me who loves Indian food, lives in the Uk. Your receipes help me cook delicous meals for me and my family!

    Thank you very much

  7. Madhavi says:

    Hi Sailugaru,
    All ur recipes are so tempting that not even single day of mine passes without visiting ur blog. Thank you so much for we being foodies enjoy ur recipes a lot and importantly ur easy to make procedures are well appreciated.

  8. Sharath Chandra says:

    Madam, you can be crowned as our telugu Masterchef

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