Coriander Rice

Today being Adi Perukku, chitrannam, which is a combination of variety rice, is prepared. Coconut rice, lemon rice, puliyodharai, ellu sadam and curd rice are prepared. To add to this list l tried kothamalli / coriander rice , which turned out well and everyone at home enjoyed it. So do try kothamali rice which has the freshness of coriander and a few spices .


Rice — 2 cup

Coriander — 1 bunch

Green chili — 1

Dry red chili– 1

Channa dal — 1 tablespoon

Urad dal — 1 tablespoon

Cumin seeds — 1 teaspoon

Whole pepper — 1/2 teaspoon

Mustard seeds — 1 teaspoon

Tamarind — small marble size

Salt — 1 1/2 teaspoon

Peanut. — 2 tablespoons

Sesame oil — 3-4 tablespoons .


Rinse and cook rice. Once rice is cooked, spread it on a plate and allow to cool. Wash the coriander leaves well. Heat one tablespoon of oil and fry channa dal, urad dal, cumin and pepper till the dal turns red in color . Now grind the fried ingredients along with green chili, tamarind and fresh coriander adding half a glass of water. Heat the remaining oil in a pan and add mustard seeds . When they crackle, add the broken red chili, peanut and fry . Now add the paste, salt, stir and cover and cook in sim until the oil oozes out. Once you see the oil oozing out, put off the heat. Add this to the cooled rice and mix well. Enjoy coriander rice with papadam or chips.

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