Thursday, July 8, 2010


one of my favourite for idli or dosa or for rice.

Ingredients :-

Coriander leaves – 1 bunch

Red Chillies – 5 to 6

Tamarind – a big gooseberry size

Urad dhal – 2 tablespoons
Asafotida/Perungayam  – a small piece

Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

Oil – 2 teaspoon

Method :-

Wash the coriander leaves and spread it on a clean towel and allow to dry in shade. Then chop them into small pieces.

In a kadai put the oil and fry asafetida and urad dhal till it turns light brown. Then add tamarind and fry for a while. Then add red chillies and fry just for a second.

Finally add cut coriander leaves and fry for few more seconds. Remove and cool it. Add salt and grind it to a coarse paste without adding any water.

This can be taken with idli/dosa or with curd rice. Also it can be mixed with hot rice along with a teaspoon of ghee or gingelly oil.

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