2 bunches of mint leaves (pudhina)
1 clove garlic (optional)
juice of 2 lemons
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 to 4 green chillies
1 inch ginger - peeled
In a grinder add all the above ingredients and grid to a fine paste. No need to add water, the lemon juice does the trick.
As no water is added, this chutney can be preserved in the refrigerator in an airtight container for more than 3 weeks.