Chia Seed Chutney Recipe – How To Make Chutney – Spicy Mint Chutney Recipe


  • 12 cups packed fresh mint leaves
  • 12 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 Serrano chiles, stemmed
  • 1 clove garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 12 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Sugar, to taste


  1. In a blender, combine the mint, cilantro, chiles, garlic, ginger, cumin, lemon zest and juice, and ½ cup cold water; blend until very smooth.
  2. Transfer the chutney to a small bowl. Whisk in the chia seeds, then refrigerate for 15 minutes to allow the seeds to thicken the sauce.
  3. Once thickened, season the chutney with kosher salt and pinch of granulated sugar to taste. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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