Friday, June 11, 2010

Cilantro Chutney

Cilantro Chutney


Cilantro : 1 cup
Tomato( small-sized) : 1
Green chillies: 2
Red chillies: 2
Coriander seeds: 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Channa dal: 1 tbsp
Jaggery or Sugar : 1 tsp
Tamarind: cherry size.
Oil: 1 tbsp


Oil: 1 tsp
Urad dal: 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: 4
Red chillies( broken): 1
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Asoefetida( hing): a pinch


  1. Add oil to a pan and when the oil is heated enough, add channa dal, urad dal, red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and green chillies.
  2. When the seeds start to turn brown, add the chopped tomato and cook for few minutes and then add salt. Add tamarind and jaggery.
  3. Now add the chopped cilantro and cook them together until the cilantro and tomatoes are cooked well.
  4. Turn off the stove and let it cool. Now add them to a blender and puree into a smooth paste and empty the puree into a bowl.
  5. Now add the seasoning ingredients in the order mentioned above to a pan and when the seeds start spluttering, add it to the pureed cilantro and mix well.
  6. Serve with rice.




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