Coriander Chutney (Kothamalli Thuvayal)

Coriander leaves chutney, Kothamalli ilai thuvayal


  • Coriander leaves – 1½ cups
  • Red chili – 3
  • Tamarind – small gooseberry size
  • Garlic – 2
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Sugar – 1/4 tspn
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 1 or 2 tspn

For tampering:

  • Mustard seeds and Urad dal – 1/4 tspn
  • Curry leaves – 3 to 4


  1. Heat a tspn of Oil in a pan. Add Red chili and fry till its crispy. Then remove.
  2. Add Coriander leaves and fry for 30 seconds. Then remove from heat.
  3. Then grind Coriander leaves, Red chili, Curry leaves, Garlic, Tamarind, Salt and Sugar into a paste by adding little water.
  4. Heat a tspn of Oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds and Urad dal. Once it starts spluttering, add Curry leaves and the ground chutney. Fry till the chutney is thick.

Goes well with: curd rice

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