Kothimiri/Coriander Pachadi

Coriander Pickle/ Kothimiri Pachadi


  1. 4 big bunches of fresh coriander leaves (washed and chopped)
  2. 4 green chillis (slit lengthwise)
  3. 3 dry red chillis
  4. 2 tbsp channa dal (senaga pappu, bengal gram lentil)
  5. 2 tbsp urad dal(minappa pappu, black gram lentil)
  6. 1/2  tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  7. 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  8. salt
  9. sunflower oil
Seasoning- 1 tsp mustard seeds and few curry leaves

How to make:
  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, and wait till splutter. 
  2. Add the dry red chillis, urad dal, channa dal and fry constantly till brown
  3. To the same oil add the coriander leaves and green chillis and fry for 3-4 minutes on medium heat stirring continuously.Remove from fire and cool.
  4. Grind the fried dals mixture, tamarind paste and salt.
  5. add the coriander leaves and green chillis and grind to a slightly coarse paste adding little water.
  6. Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds and let them splutter and then add the curry leaves and fry for 10-15 seconds and turn off heat.
  7. Add this to the chutney and mix.
  8. Serve with idli,dosa,vada 
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