Saturday, 12 October 2013

Coriander Chutney

Coriander Chutney
(Cilantro/Dhaniy)

Coriander Chutney



Chutney, one of important elements to Indian cooking. Coriander chutney is the most popular among all the chutnies.

Coriander chutney is simply a staple condiment for a lot of Indian food.  it is served with papadum or samosa at a restaurant. It also makes a great sandwich spread & is a key component of a variety of Indian street food.

Coriander chutney is also known as Cilantro chutney or Dhaniya Chutney. This is a dipping sauce for vadas, pakoras or samosas & also used in chaat items.

This is an extremely refreshing chutney made with coriander, green chili as main ingredients.
 Its very aromatic & fresh tasting with lemon adding a citrusy tang to it. 


Ingredients:



1 big bunch of chopped coriander leaves (cilantro)
5-6 green chopped chilies
1 medium sized tomato
2  tsp lemon juice
1/2 inch ginger
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 1/2 tsp salt


Method:


1. Wash coriander leaves, green chili, tomato & ginger well.

2. Blend green chilies, tomato, cumin seeds, salt & ginger into a paste.

3. Add coriander leaves, a little at a time & blend.

4. If needed, add 2-3 tbsps of water. The water will help in blending.

5. Blend well & add lemon juice to taste.

6. Turn chutney into a bowl, mix well & serve.


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5 comments:

  1. Delicious and very tempting chutney.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. very nice color...tempting and delicious chutney!!

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  3. lovely green colour n healthy chutney.

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  4. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

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  5. amazing taste and color.

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