Friday, November 25, 2011

Kothamalli podi / Coriander leaves powder














Ingredients:

Coriander leaves - 1 bunch

Chana dal - 1 tblsp

Urad dal - 2 tblsps

Dry red chillies - 5-6

Hing - 1/4 tsp

Tamarind -(powder) 1 tsp (bought from grocery shop)

Method;

Wash the coriander leaves nicely and cut into pieces along with the stem.

Put the cut leaves in a microwave bowl and microwave for 4-5 minutes.

Take a kadai and put the dals and red chillies and roast.

Take a dry grinder and put the dried coriander leaves.roasted items,tamarind powder

and grind into powder.

Now put the powder in a bowl and add salt and hing and mix nicely.

The kothamalli (coriander leaves) powder is ready.

You can have this podi with plain rice and a few dollops of ghee.

you can even use this powder for any dry south indian version of dry curries and cook.it

will be delicious.






23 comments:

  1. gud aromatic powder.............

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  2. very aromatic one. I have one in my drafts. thanks for reminding it

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  3. I make a similar one out of curry leaves. This is new to me. Worth a try. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. I have not seen koththumalli in many months in this country...waiting for few weeks to pass and want to make loads of this podi...i love this!

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  5. Lovely recipe, can almost sense the flavor:)

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  6. Will happily have with rice anytime.

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  7. I love this podi! I'd lap it up with gingely oil!

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  8. Unique recipe. Lovely preparation.

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  9. Interesting recipe. Have only made the karyapak podi. I have had kothamali pickle from grand sweets and that is good too.

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  10. An aromatic podi!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  11. nice recipe..its sure is a keeper..

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  12. I love cilantro - sure this one would be tasty!

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  13. I too make this. its my favorite podi :)

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  14. I am sure that must me something very flavourful..thanks for sharing such a nice recipe..hugs and smiles

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  15. nice to eat with plain rice and hot ghee.

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  16. very flavourful!!!!!
    can smell it!!

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  17. We call this Thokku. I simply love this

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  18. superb way to store coriander for a long time!!! will try this definitely!
    nice blog Kitchen Queen!
    I blog at Crumpled Chillies!

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