Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Kottimeera Pachadi ( Cilantro chutney)

Ingredients:

2 cups cilantro
3 tbs thick tamrind paste
1 tsp chilli powder
salt
1/2 tsp sugar (or) jaggary

For Tadka:

3 tbs oil
1 tsp cumin and musturd seeds
pinch of hing (asafoetida)
2 dry red chillis

Method:

Cook tamarind paste on a low flame until raw smell is gone .

In a blender add cilantro, tamarind paste ( cooked) ,salt, chilli powder and jaggary grind to a smooth paste ( if necessary add 2 to 3 tbs water )

Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds,musturd seeds , dry red chillis , hing and ground cilantro paste
saute for 1 min .
Done

serve hot with rice or idli ,dosa ,roti .

27 comments:

Archy said...

Wow.. something new chutney Sagari !!
spicy Tangy.. !! Pic is also tangy tangy :) !! Good one !!

easycrafts said...

An addition to new types of chutneys...thanks for sharing

Cynthia said...

I want mine with some dal and rice.

Kalai said...

Nice variation on my usual coriander chutney. I love anything with tamarind in it! :)

VINI said...

Hi Sagari, my first time here :). Lovely dishes you've here. As soon as I laid eyes on the "kottimeera pachadi" all I could think of was a plate of hot steaming idlis. My saturday moring is set..thanks. Yummmmmmm...

Red Chillies said...

This is totally a new type of chutney for me. Love it!

sra said...

First time I'm seeing a kottimeera pachadi which is not green, Sagari. Interesting!

Madhu said...

Chutney looks delicious, like adding tamarind after they are cooked.

Lavanya Raj said...

it should have been so tasty..love this tangy chutney.

TheCooker said...

Looks nice and tangy.

LG said...

ummm...Few dosas with that chutney and my dinner is done! Good one!

Saswati said...

hey very different chutney sagari....i am surely going to try this out dear.

Asha said...

Love the color! Chilli pd gives it diff taste than the green chillies. Good one Sagari!:)

Laavanya said...

This is a new chutney for me.. looks great though!

Namratha said...

Looks mouthwatering, the look of it is making me drool!!Thanks for the recipe.

Cakespy said...

How very delicious! Mr. Cakespy is quite the Indian cooking buff, so I am going to pass this on to him!

Rama said...

Chutney looks delicious...

Rosie said...

This sounds delicious Sagari and a new chutney for me too.

Rosie x

Meera said...

Looks wonderful.

TBC said...

What a nice chutney! So very different from the one I make always.

Uma said...

yes, as Sra said first time I am seeing the kottimeera pacchadi not being green. Looks like a new version. Love it. Looks so yummy!

Daily Meals said...

Looks yummy...

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Dhanggit said...

this is something original!!! sounds really good!!

Vaishali said...

Mmm..what a mouthwatering recipe, Sagari. I love trying out different kinds of chutneys. Thanks for posting this!

Lisa said...

Delicious! Your picture is gorgeous! I want to rush into the kitchen to reproduce this!

Kribha said...

No coconut? wow... so it's low calorie chutney. I think this would be great on chaats too. Thanks for sharing it.