Apr 21, 2009

KOTHIMEERA PACHADI (CORIANDER CHUTNEY)

Fresh coriander leaves are an essenential ingredient in many south Indian recipes particilarly in chutneys.chopped coriander leaves are also used as a garnish on cooked dishes such as dal and many curries.At my mom s place every day there will be a chutney in every day menu.when ever amma makes Garelu(vada) she makes this coriander chutney,and its tastes really great with Garelu. Here is the recipe for my mom s coriander chutney.............
INGREDIENTS:---
Fresh coriander leaves --- 1 big bundle
Green chilies ---10 no.
Urad dal – 1 tab sp
Coriander seeds – 1 tea sp
Cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
Tamarind – 1 inch pieces 2no.
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tab sp



METHOD :----
1. Pick only leaves and young stem s clean and wash for 3-4 times and dry in the shade.
2. Dry roast urad dal, coriander seeds, cumin seeds fry till light drown remove from heat and grind in to a coarse powder.
3. Now heat oil in a pan add green chilies and fry for 3 min. and remove from heat and add this green chilies to the coriander and cumin seed powder and tamarind and coriander leaves, salt to taste and grind in to a fine paste.
4. Remove the chutney in to a clean bowl and serve.
Serve with hot rice and a drop of ghee and mudda pappu.
And a very good combination with pongali, dosa, idli.

This is my entry for JFI - JHIVA FOR CILANTRO AT Cilantro and the event started by Indira of Mahanandi

24 comments:

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow simply spicy and yummy....

Varunavi said...

yummyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

LG said...

Rekha, I love this pachadi and my sis always packs a box full of this pachadi for me when I come back from India :)

Priya said...

Simply superb, i will surely like to have this pachadi with hot steaming rice r else with hot steaming idlies, mouthwatering..

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. kalakunga.. yummy...

Ramya Bala said...

10 green chillies?kara maana aal thaan neenga ;) love this chutney rekha...

sowmya said...

love coriander chutney..though my version is a liitle different..looks so yumm.

Prathibha said...

coriander chutney is my fav too!!!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow, yum yum... Its not totally green, which many ppl hesitate to eat... you bring the best of the colors in your dishes...

Valarmathi said...

Yummy and simple.Should try it.

Pooja said...

Looking spicy and yummy with nice green color..

DEESHA said...

thatz a nice & simple dish

Lavanya said...

looks good..very nice rekha.but without frying leaves is new to me..i am a bit afraid to do this way..i do the same only diff is i used to fry coriander leaves too :)

AnuSriram said...

Delicious chutney! I love this with some hot rice and oil. yumm!

Purva Desai said...

loved the colour of the chutney....we have this chutney almost everyday for our lunch

Cham said...

I would love to have with rice. Yum.

Uma said...

super pachadi Rekha! Naaku chala ishtam. Looks so colorful and yummy! I love all your traditional andhra recipes :)

Pavithra said...

wow looking so yummy..ur pachadis and chutneys are so yummy

Superchef said...

lovely!! i dont like mint in my chutneys ( strange?!) but love coriander!!

Ramya said...

simple and yummy chutney Rekha

Madhumathi said...

I love coriander chutney..Esp with rice!

Le @HC said...

Chutney chaala andhaga kanipisthundhi... Good one for JFI Cilantro.

myspicyhut said...

nice

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