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Kothamalli podi | Coriander leaves (Cilantro) Powder

Few days ago I had prepared Pudina Kothamalli podi. This time I wanted to try with Kothamalli (Cilantro) alone. These podis are handy when we feel tired to prepare lavish lunch. Podi bug has caught me and am trying out lots of podi recipes… :mrgreen:

Kothamalli podi | Coriander leaves (Cilantro) powder
Kothamalli podi | Coriander leaves (Cilantro) powder

Ingredients:
Kothamalli (fresh Cilantro): 1 bunch
Chana dal (Bengal gram): 4 tsps
Urad dal (Black gram): 4 tsps
Red Chiles: 3-4
Salt: to taste
Asafetida: a pinch
Tamarind: a pinch
Cooking oil: 1tsp

Preparation Method:

  • Wash and clean Cilantro.
  • Heat the oil and roast the dal and red chilies in low flame.
  • Once the dal turns slight brownish in color add Cilantro and shallow fry for 2 mins.
  • Remove from the stove and allow it to cool.
  • Now add salt, tamarind and asafetida and grind it into powder.
  • Kothamalli podi (Cilantro powder) is ready to relish!

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10 replies on “Kothamalli podi | Coriander leaves (Cilantro) Powder”

He he… 🙂 S Divya, We can clean them but should allow the greens to dry in shade (drain the water well) before powdering them. This way the kothamalli podi stays fresh for longer time.

I love this podi…used to make it earlier…..but dint do it for a long time…ll make it again 🙂

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