Make your own Indian mint sauce at home – just like you get from the Indian take away!
I just love that delicious, tangy Indian mint sauce that comes alongside my poppadoms from the Indian take-away so I thought I’d mix up my own recipe to serve alongside a homemade curry.
The mint yogurt sauce from the Indian take-away is a tasty little mix of natural yogurt, mint, coriander and just a tiny pinch of sugar and turmeric.
I like to add cucumber strips to my Indian mint sauce too – so it’s more of a minty cucumber raita.
Our Indian yogurt dish is super simple to make up and makes a delicious dip for not only eating alongside Indian food but with crudités, breadsticks or nachos too.
Indian Mint Sauce Ingredients
- 4 tbs natural yogurt
- 2 tsp mint sauce – I just use regular mint sauce from a jar – they type I put on a roast lamb dinner
- 1/4 tsp caster sugar – you can leave this out if you prefer
- tiny pinch turmeric
- Small bunch coriander – leaves picked and chopped
- 1/2 cucumber – sliced into strips – you can leave this cucumber out if you just want the smooth Indian mint sauce.
How to make Indian mint sauce
- Chop the cucumber – cut the cucumber into strips
- Mix the yogurt dressing – add the yogurt, mint sauce, sugar and tiny pinch of turmeric to a bowl and stir the ingredients together.
- Add the coriander and cucumber – stir the cucumber and coriander through the mint raita sauce.
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Make Indian mint sauce your way
Use our mint yogurt sauce as a basic recipe and add your own flair!
- Go spicy! – really heat things up and add some finely chopped green chillies to the Indian mix sauce.
- Add onions! – finely chop some spring onions and stir them through the mint yogurt sauce.
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How to serve Indian mint sauce
And it’s great served with any of our delicious easy curry recipes.
- Lamb keema – a quick and easy lamb mince curry with spinach and peas, ready to eat in less than 30 minutes, great for weeknight dinner.
- Easy beef curry – a simple oven cooked, slowly simmered beef curry, this cheap and easy curry recipe is great for family dinner.
- Chickpea curry – quick vegan curry with chickpeas, a healthy curry recipe that’s super simple to make and delicious to eat.
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- 4 tbs natural yogurt
- 2 tsp mint sauce
- 1/4 tsp caster sugar
- pinch ground turmeric
- small bunch coriander - leaves picked and chopped
- 1/2 cucumber - sliced into strips
- Cut the cucumber into strips
- Add the yogurt, mint sauce, sugar and tiny pinch of turmeric to a bowl and stir the ingredients together.
- Stir the cucumber and coriander through the mint raita sauce.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 14Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g
Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.
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