Make it a Mint-full day!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Mint is an ingredient that is loved by many and is used in both sweet and savory dishes. Perhaps we love it because of its refreshing aftertaste or the fact that it can help enhance almost every dish it is used in. Apart from the taste bit, mint has a long list of health benefits too,from comforting our tummies to curing our allergies; mint is the perfect go-to choice for good health and freshness.


1 – Pudina Chaas – This yogurt based drink is loved by all and boasts several health benefits. It helps in digestion and is best when served after a heavy meal. In fact with this unique and refreshing recipe for pudina chaas you can get all the benefits of chaas but with a refreshing after taste. So,who doesn’t like a chilled glass of chaas with a minty flavor in it?


2 – Pudina Paneer Pulao – This pudina and paneer pulao is not only full of flavor prepared with the variety of spices and masalas but also has a rich aroma from the mint leaves that really helps take the dish to the next level. A full bowl of Pudina Paneer Pulao is a must-try meal for one.


3 – Chocolate Mint Cookies – One of the greatest combinations of all time is perhaps that of chocolate and mint. A duo that perfectly balances each other out,mint and chocolate both have their own distinctive taste which is what makes this combination so special. With these decadent mint cookies that have been dipped in chocolate you will be left in the dessert heaven.


4 – Haryali Chicken Tikka –  A recipe worth trying,this haryali chicken tikka is one of our all time favorites and not just because of its dhamakedar taste but also because of how easy to make this recipe is.So if you ever run out of dinner ideas or need a quick fix then this recipe is the one for you


5 – Pudina Parantha – A comfort food loved by all,nowadays there is a variety of paranthas that one can find. From aloo to paneer the list is endless but today we’re going to give you a recipe that you’ve surely never heard of before – Pudina Parantha. Packed with mint leaves and mint masala,this parantha tastes best when served hot along with some raita.


6 – Brazilian Grilled Lamb Chops – These Brazilian grilled lamb chops will put all others to shame. With a marinade that consists of herbs and mint,when topped with some sauce and a sprig of parsley this recipe is one that is one to remember.


7 – Mint Chutney – This dhamakedar recipe for mint chutney is one that has a perfect balance and one that has many purposes. Whether you serve it alongside pakoras,paranthas or dhokla, this chutney is unlike any other and has a taste of its own.


8 – Mint Granita with Pear – In the mood to celebrate and be the life of the party,well with this mint granita with pear you can do just that. Not only is this granita one that is refreshing but also one that has a minty kick to it.


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.