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Cilantro Mint Dipping Sauce

Makes 1/2 cup

Total Time
5 mins

Make a flavorful dipping sauce by pureeing  fresh cilantro, mint, and serrano chile with a bit of oil and lemon juice.


 1 serrano chile, stemmed
 2 cups cilantro leaves
 12 large fresh mint leaves
 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
 1/2 teaspoon salt
Step 1

In a food processor, pulse chile, cilantro, and mint until reduced in volume by half. Add 2 tbsp. water, the oil, lemon juice, and salt. Whirl until smooth, adding 1 more tbsp. water if needed. Serve with Cauliflower Pakoras for dipping.

Step 2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving
Calories 33Calories from Fat 97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.5g6%

Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 147mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 0.6g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.4g2%
Protein 0.2g1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.