Monday, November 21, 2011

Kothamalli Rice(Cilantro Rice)

Coriander leaves/Cilantro Leaves - 1 bunch
Rice - 2 cups
Green Chilies - 2-3
Small Onions - 4-5
Garlic - 6-7
Tamarind pulp - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Gingelly oil - 1/2 tsp
Salt - according to taste

Soak rice and water for 15 minutes. Cook with 4 cups water.
Meanwhile grind together coriander, green chilies, onions, garlic, salt and tamarind pulp.
Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Now add the ground mixture and saute till the raw smell starts disappearing. When a nice aroma starts, switch off the stove. In a wide plate spread the rice, add gingelly oil. Then add the paste and mix thoroughly. Serve hot with chips.
You can store the remaining chutney in the refrigerator for a week.


  1. malli is my fave ingredint..i made a smimilar rice with pudina.. first time on ur space.. via kitchen artistry.. lovely space chithra..:)