Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Coriander Chutney-Kothamalli Chutney Recipe (with onions)

This is a very delicious and easy coriander chutney that goes well with any breakfast or snacks. I love it even with bread and roti. Today we will learn how to make Coriander chutney with onions following this easy recipe. 

Coriander Chutney-Kothamalli chutney
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How to make Coriander Chutney (kothamalli chutney)

Coriander Chutney-kothamalli chutney

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 10 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish-Chutney Recipes
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Coriander leaves - 1 cup tightly packed
   Green chilli - 2 -3
   Pearl onions -10-12 or 2 medium sized onions
   Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
   Tamarind - a small piece or 1/4 tsp tamarind paste
   Salt to taste
   Oil - 2 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 1 tsp
   Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
   Urad dal - 3/4 tsp


Wash, drain and chop coriander leaves (you can use the tender stems also).


Heat oil in a pan, add onions, green chillies and saute until onions turn pink.

Add coriander leaves, grated coconut, tamarind and switch off the flame. Saute in the heat of the pan itself.

Once it cools, grind it with salt and little water to a smooth paste.

Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutter, add urad dal, when dal turns golden brown, add the seasoning to the chutney.

Serve with idli, dosa, adai, roti, upma or even bread.

Check out my another version of Coriander Chutney without onions.

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  1. Delicious and colorful looking chutney. Excellent preparation.

  2. Love this chutney very much,my favourite after coconut chutney.

  3. Lovely and flavorful chutney.. yummy!

  4. looks droolworthy..i am loving it.

  5. lovely green akka....I can coriander in any form...

  6. Tried today for Idlis..Simply awesome...correct propotion akka

  7. I prepared it for dosa. Really yummy...

  8. Nice chutney. good with dosa. Thanks!

  9. Ma Bestt preparation. Thanks for Your Recipe.

  10. Very appetizing picture. I'm going to try it today!

  11. Came out superb..thank u for recipe..

  12. Loved it and so did my family

  13. Hi I'm a beginner in's very easy to understand and also to prepare.thanks a lot.I'm going to start preating now...thanks a lot

  14. Excellent Taste!! Tried it came out well! Thanks to you!

  15. Tried!! came out well.. was skeptical abt it initially.. but worth the try.. thanks for the recipe

  16. Hi Padhu, I love your recipes. Keep checking your blog first before making any new dish. You make the cooking seem much easier. Thanks a lot!
    I think you had a recipe on coriander and mint chutney but I am not able to find it in your blog now. Please let me know if you have removed it. I really liked that recipe. Not able to remember all the steps now.

  17. Can we opt out coconut? Pls reply 🙂

  18. I followed all the steps but I sauteed coconut & coriander couple of minutes before turning off the flame, otherwise I feel raw coriander smell. It's a perfect recipe.

  19. looks different from the routine method I try ! will try this method today ....& will update on the outcome...

  20. definitely basic and easy chutney

  21. Tried this chutney today. It was delicious...Yummmmmm...Thanks a lot for posting this recipe

  22. Tried this chutney today. It came out awesome.. my kid and hubby liked it so much.
    I always refer to ur recipes before trying something new. Keep up the good work!!

  23. Tried dis chutney came out delicious thank u so much padhu


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