Monday, January 4, 2010

Coriander chutney / Kothmir pachadi

Coriander Chutney : Coriander chutney is so yummy, very easy and quick recipe . Coriander is so freshly available in Bangalore and the aroma is irresistible.The flavor is so good.There are many ways to make the chutney.Mothers recipe is right here.

Ingredients :
• 1 bunch coriander leaves cleaned and chopped roughly
• 8 dry red chillies
• Lemon size Tamarind
• Salt to taste

For Seasoning :

• ½ tsp mustard seeds
• 1 tsp urad dal
• Pinch hing
• Pinch turmeric
• ½ tsp cumin seeds
• 1 ½ tbsp oil

Coriander Chutney

How to prepare :
1. Heat ½ tbsp oil in a pan, add red chillies and fry them for 2-3mins.
2. Blend these red chillies along with cumin seeds
3. Next add to it chopped coriander leaves, salt,tamarind and make a paste.
4. Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds, when they start spluttering, add urad dal
5. Fry them for a minute and in the last add hing and turmeric
6. Add the seasoning to the paste
7. Delicious Coriander chutney is ready to be taken with Hot rice / any snacks

If u want chutney to be in liquid form you can add little water while grinding and adjust the salt and chillies accordingly.Instead of red chillies we can use green chillies too.

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