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Easy Bombay Sandwich Chutney | Homemade Green Chutney for Sandwich

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Whether it’s a quick lunch, a picnic, or a satisfying breakfast, sandwiches are an all-time favorite. However, what truly sets a sandwich apart from being average to extraordinary is the presence of a delicious green chutney. This zesty condiment not only adds a burst of flavor but also infuses your sandwiches with a vibrant color and refreshing taste. Skip the store-bought versions filled with preservatives and whip up your own green chutney at home with this easy and versatile recipe. Say goodbye to bland sandwiches and hello to a burst of freshness in every bite!

It has a great combination if we serve this chutney with snack like paneer pakora.

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Making of Sandwich Chutney

Step 1: Take a bowl and put 1/2 cup mint leaves & 1 cup coriander leaves in it.Step 2: Now add 3-4 garlic pods, 2 tablespoon salted peanuts, 1-inch ginger & 2 green chillies.North Indian KitchenStep 3: Append 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1/4 teaspoon chaat masala, 1/4 teaspoon salt & 1/4 teaspoon sugar.North Indian KitchenStep 4: Pour 2 teaspoon lemon juice for a tangy twist.North Indian KitchenStep 5: Afterwards add 1/4 cup water. It will help the mixture to blend easily.North Indian KitchenStep 6: Transfer the whole mixture to mixer-grinder.North Indian KitchenStep 7: Blend the mixture until you get a smooth and vibrant green chutney.Step 8: Taste the chutney and adjust the spices and seasonings if needed. If you want it spicier, add more green chilies, and if you desire more tang, add extra lemon juice.

Step 9: Once you’re satisfied with the taste and consistency, transfer the green chutney to a clean, airtight container.

Step 10: Store the chutney in the refrigerator for about a week. However, it’s best to consume it fresh for maximum flavor.NORTH-INDIAN-KITCHEN

The Perfect Sandwich Companion:

Now that your green chutney is ready, it’s time to take your sandwiches to a whole new level! Whether you prefer a classic vegetable sandwich, a tangy paneer tikka sandwich, or a hearty chicken club sandwich, green chutney can elevate the taste and bring a refreshing twist to any filling.

Simply spread a generous layer of green chutney on your bread slices before layering your favorite fillings. The chutney’s zesty and herbaceous flavors will infuse into every bite, transforming your regular sandwich into a culinary masterpiece.

So, the next time you crave a sandwich, remember to reach for that delightful green chutney to make your meal a truly memorable one. Happy sandwich-making!

 

Expert Tips

Freshness is Key: Always use fresh and vibrant herbs, such as coriander and mint, to make the green chutney. Fresh ingredients will result in a more aromatic and flavorful chutney.

Balancing the Heat: If you prefer a milder chutney, remove the seeds from the green chilies before blending them. This will help reduce the spiciness while retaining the green chilies’ fresh flavor.

Experiment with Herbs: While coriander and mint are the traditional base for green chutney, don’t be afraid to experiment with other fresh herbs like parsley, basil, or even spinach. This will add unique flavors and textures to the chutney.

Consistency Matters: The ideal green chutney should have a smooth and spreadable consistency. Avoid making it too runny or too thick. Adjust the water quantity while blending to achieve the desired consistency.

Avoid Over-blending: Over-blending the chutney can result in a dull green color and a loss of the fresh flavors. Blend the ingredients only until they are well combined and avoid excessive processing.

Roasting the Cumin: Roasting cumin seeds before grinding them releases their essential oils and enhances their flavor. Dry roast the cumin seeds in a pan over low heat until they become aromatic, and then grind them into a fine powder.

Salt Sensitivity: Be cautious with the amount of salt you add to the chutney, as it can quickly become overpowering. It’s better to start with a little and adjust as needed after tasting.

Acid Balance: Lemon juice not only adds tanginess but also helps preserve the bright green color of the chutney. Adjust the lemon juice quantity based on your taste preference.

Pairing with Sandwiches: Green chutney complements a wide range of sandwiches. For vegetable sandwiches, consider adding a layer of sliced cucumbers or tomatoes along with the chutney. For meat-based sandwiches, the chutney pairs excellently with grilled chicken or paneer (Indian cottage cheese).

Dilute for Dipping: If you plan to use the chutney as a dipping sauce, you can dilute it with a little water to achieve a thinner consistency for easy dipping.

Preserving Leftover Herbs: If you have leftover fresh coriander or mint, you can chop them finely and freeze them in ice cube trays with a little water. These herb cubes can be used later to make green chutney without worrying about the herbs going to waste.

 

FAQs

Q. What type of sandwiches does green chutney pair best with?

A. Green chutney pairs well with a variety of sandwiches, including vegetable sandwiches, paneer tikka sandwiches, grilled chicken sandwiches, potato sandwiches, and even egg sandwiches. It adds a burst of fresh and zesty flavors that complement both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fillings.

 

Q. Can I adjust the spiciness of the chutney?

A. Yes, you can easily adjust the spiciness of the green chutney according to your preference. To reduce the heat, remove the seeds from the green chilies before blending. You can also use fewer green chilies or opt for milder chili varieties.

 

Q. How long can I store green chutney in the refrigerator?

A. When stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, green chutney can last for about a week. It is essential to use a clean, dry spoon each time you take out the chutney to prevent spoilage.

 

Q. Can I freeze green chutney for longer storage?

A. Yes, you can freeze green chutney for longer storage. Transfer the chutney into ice cube trays and freeze it. Once frozen, you can remove the chutney cubes from the tray and store them in a sealed freezer bag or container. The chutney can last for up to a few months in the freezer.

 

Q. Is green chutney vegan-friendly?

A. Yes, green chutney is typically vegan-friendly as it is made from plant-based ingredients like fresh herbs, spices, and lemon juice. However, it is essential to double-check the ingredients you use to ensure they align with vegan dietary preferences.

 

Q. Can I use the chutney as a marinade for grilled sandwiches?

A. Yes, green chutney can be used as a marinade for grilled sandwiches. It adds a fantastic flavor and helps keep the fillings moist during grilling. Spread a layer of chutney on the inside of the bread slices before assembling the sandwich and grilling it.

 

Q. How can I use leftover green chutney?

A. Aside from sandwiches, green chutney can be a versatile condiment for various dishes. You can use it as a dipping sauce for snacks like samosas, pakoras, or chips. It can also be used as a spread for wraps, rolls, and even as a topping for grilled meats or vegetables.

 

Q. Can I make the chutney ahead of time for a party or gathering?

A. Yes, you can prepare green chutney ahead of time for a party or gathering. It’s a great time-saving option. Just store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it. Remember to bring it to room temperature before serving to enhance its flavors.

 

Q. Can I add other ingredients to the chutney for additional flavor?

A. Absolutely! While the traditional green chutney recipe is delightful on its own, you can get creative and add other ingredients to suit your taste. Some popular additions include roasted peanuts, coconut, roasted sesame seeds, and even a splash of yogurt for a creamier texture.

 

Q. Can I use a blender or food processor to make green chutney?

A. Yes, a blender or food processor is the most common tool used to make green chutney. They are efficient in blending the ingredients into a smooth paste. However, you can also use a mortar and pestle for a more traditional and rustic texture.

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Sandwich Chutney Recipe Card

North Indian Kitchen
Green Sandwich chutney made with fresh coriander & mint leaves. This chutney will make your sandwich yummy.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Condiment
Cuisine Indian
Calories 20 kcal

Equipments

1 Big Glass Bowl
1 Mixer Grinder
1 Chutney Bowl

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Mint leaves
  • 1 cup Coriander leaves
  • 3-4 Garlic Pods
  • 2 tablespoons Peanuts(salted)
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ¼ cup Water

Instructions
 

  • Take a bowl and put 1/2 cup mint leaves & 1 cup coriander leaves in it.
    2. Now add 3-4 garlic pods, 2 tablespoon salted peanuts, 1-inchginger & 2 green chillies.
    3. Append 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1/4 teaspoon chaat masala,1/4 teaspoon salt & 1/4 teaspoon sugar.
    4. Pour 2 teaspoon lemon juice for a tangy twist.
    5. Afterwards add 1/4 cup water. It will help the mixture to blend easily.
    5. Transfer the whole mixture to mixer-grinder.
    6. Blend the mixture until you get a smooth and vibrant green chutney.
    7. Taste the chutney and adjust the spices and seasonings if needed. If you want it spicier, add more green chilies, and if you desire more tang, add extra lemon juice.
    8. Store the chutney in the refrigerator for about a week. However, it's best to consume it fresh for maximum flavor.
    Your Sandwich Chutney is ready

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Notes

  • You can customize the chutney by adding a pinch of sugar for a touch of sweetness or some chaat masala for an extra burst of flavor.
  • Adjust the spiciness by varying the number of green chilies or by removing the seeds.
  • Store the chutney in the refrigerator to preserve its freshness. It can last for up to a week when properly refrigerated.
Nutrition Facts
Sandwich Chutney Recipe Card
Amount per Serving
Calories
20
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
0.2
g
0
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
0.01
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
0.04
g
Sodium
 
1321
mg
57
%
Potassium
 
86
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
4
g
1
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
1080
IU
22
%
Vitamin B1
 
0.01
mg
1
%
Vitamin B2
 
0.03
mg
2
%
Vitamin B3
 
0.2
mg
1
%
Vitamin B6
 
0.02
mg
1
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Vitamin E
 
0.4
mg
3
%
Vitamin K
 
50
µg
48
%
Calcium
 
12
mg
1
%
Vitamin B9 (Folate)
 
10
µg
3
%
Iron
 
0.3
mg
2
%
Magnesium
 
4
mg
1
%
Phosphorus
 
8
mg
1
%
Zinc
 
0.1
mg
1
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Bombay Sandwich Chutney, Coriander Mint Chutney for Sandwiches, Sandwich Chutney
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