VEGAN ENERGY BOOSTER DIP: CORIANDER CHUTNEY
Coriander: Very commonly used for garnishing or making chutney in every Indian’s Home. Very rich green color makes it very attractive and it has lots of medicinal value. In Ayurveda chutney defined as a good detox for reducing excess Pitta, because it clears heavy metals out-of-body.
According to Ayurveda, Chutney is also very beneficial for patients suffering from IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). It helps the muscles in the stomach relax and promotes overall digestion. That is why I named Chutney as an Energy booster dip. It is oil free and made of fresh coriander leaves, lime juice & ginger etc. The benefits of eating Chutney are so many like, it helps in digestion, lowering the blood pressure, helps to stimulate memory and helps in curing anemia. It acts as an anti-inflammatory food.
Coriander leaves are rich in phytonutrients and flavonoids and good source of fiber, iron & magnesium.
Here is very simple & easy recipe of Chutney can be served with any food.
1 bunch of fresh coriander leaves, washed & coarsely chopped
1 inch piece of Ginger
2-3 green Chilies
2tbsp. Lime juice
1tsp. Cumin seed
Pinch of Cinnamon powder
Salt to taste
4-5 tbsp. water
Place all the ingredients in the blender except the lime juice and salt.
Scrape the sides and blend till it is smooth. Add more water if required.
Remove from the jar and add salt & lime juice. Mix well and store in the fridge.
You can keep it for 4-5 days in the fridge. Serve with Kebabs or Cutlets as a condiment.