Today's post is one of the classic & famous chutney recipe of South India. This coriander chutney has a vibrant green color and tastes flavorful & delicious with inviting aroma of coriander leaves. It makes a perfect side dish for any breakfast dishes like Idli, dosa, appam, kichdi or snacks. My mom is expert in preparing this chutney and i just love its divine taste. We know coriander leaves is rich in nutrients, vitamins, minerals and loaded with health benefits. Prepare quick coriander leaves chutney at home with this simple video recipe and enjoy!
Coriander leaves - 1 bunch
Oil - 1 tbsp
Urad dal - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green chilli - 1 or 2
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Tamarind - small piece
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
OIl - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Hing / asafoetida pwd - a pinch
Curry leaves - a few
Wash and slice fresh coriander to fine pieces.
Heat oil in frypan.
Add urad dal and roast in medium flame to golden.
Remove and set aside.
In the same pan, add cumin seeds and wait to splutter.
Add grated ginger and green chilli.
Stir for a minute.
Now add sliced coriander leaves and saute.
Add tamarind, salt and saute for few minutes.
Turn off flame and allow to cool.
Grate coconut and add to blender.
Add roasted urad dal (step 4) and grind to coarse mixture.
Now add the sauted coriander leaves (step 10) and blend to smooth paste.
Add 1/2 cup of water and blend to ensure smooth consistency of the chutney.
Flavorful delicious Coriander chutney is ready.
Heat a tsp of oil in small fry pan.
Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, curry leaves and hing.
Wait to splutter.
Pour it over coriander chutney.
It makes an excellent combo with idli, dosa, parotta, appam, etc.
Also it can be used as a spread in sandwiches and as a delicious dip for pakoras, fritters etc.