Cilantro Chutney is a staple in our home. It is a wonderful sauce to put on steamed vegetables as part of a “vitality bowl”, and it’s a perfect complement to a plant-based diet.
It also adds an Ayurvedic staple to your food. This recipe is light and easy to make with ingredients that you can find in most any grocery store. It’s also vegan friendly, oil free and gluten-free!
Cilantro is one of those herbs that can be pretty polarizing. Either you love it or hate it! So if you’re not sure what cilantro tastes like, this chutney will give you a taste of what fresh cilantro tastes like without the punch that many people dislike as other flavors are present.
Cilantro Chutney is an excellent sauce to use on steamed veggie vitality bowls. All you need is a bowl of cooked vegetables and you can create a delicious dish. It is surprisingly easy to make, with just a few simple ingredients.
What’s in it?
It is a very versatile sauce that will work well with any blend of vegetables. With its tangy flavor, it’s the perfect addition to most plant-based dishes.
This recipe is vegan-friendly and gluten-free. This version is made from cilantro, lime, ginger and mint primarily. Use this as a sauce for your vegetables or as a dip with crackers or roasted chickpeas. You can also mix some into hummus for a refresh of a classic dish!
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Here are some ways that you can put cilantro chutney in your recipes:
1) As dip for veggies
2) On top of cooked rice or quinoa
3) As a topping for roast vegetables
4) As a condiment for sandwiches and wraps
Cauliflower Tacos with cilantro chutney – one of our favorites!
Here is the recipe. Let me know on IG if you make this dish. Tag #doctorsirichand or #luminousfoods
A delicious chutney that could be had with any vitality bowl and an Ayurvedic Staple
2 cups fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh mint ((can sub parsley))
1 tsp green chile (optional)
2 tbsp. lime juice (fresh )
¼ tsp. sugar (optional)
1/2 tsp cumin (ground roast (can add up to 1 tsp))
½ tsp pink salt
¼ cup water as needed (add extra water to get the blender going )
1 tbsp coconut flakes
1 tbsp ginger (grated)
Puree ingredients until smooth. For extra smoothness, you can remove cilantro leaves from the stems. Add extra water as needed to get the blender moving. Adjust salt at the end. Can add extra peppers or lime juice to your preference.
Best served within first 30 minutes as it is the most amazing bright brilliant green.
May your life be nourished and vital! All the best,
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