Kothamalli, Karvapulla, Pudina Thokku.

Kothamalli, karvapulla,pudina thokku.
(coriander, curry and mint leaves pickle)

coriander leaves 2-cups, curry leaves -1cup,mint leaves-1cup,
Red chilles-9 nos
Tamarind- lemon size ball
Mustard seeds- 2 teaspoons
Fenugreek seeds-1 teaspoon
Sesame oil- 4 tablespoons
Turmeric pwd- 1/2 teaspoon.
Salt-1 1/2 teaspoon.

Wash all the 3 leaves separately and spread it in a towel to remove excess .Remove skin, wash and cut ginger into small pieces.
Dry roast 1 teaspoon of mustard and fenugreek seeds separately, cool it and powder it.
Take a pan pour 1 tablespoon oil ,fry 7 red chillies, remove. In the same oil add ginger, coriander leaves and mint leaves fry for about 2-3 mnts, then add the curry leaves and fry for a mnt.
After it cools grind together, fried red chilli, all 3 leaves with ginger, tamarind, turmeric pwd and salt adding little water.
Heat the remaining oil in the pan and add the paste slowly and cook on the medium heat stirring continuously. when it thickness add the powder and stir for 2 mnts. your thokku is ready.
Enjoy with steaming idli, dosai ,chappathi ,curd rice or just add it to steaming rice with few drops of sesame oil along with a papad.


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