Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Fresh Methi and Coriander Chutney

Methi and Coriander Chutney is a very simple recipe that is easy to make, healthy and flavorful.

This chutney has a tangy flavor due to tamarind and slight spicy taste of red chillies and is prepared by grinding fresh methi and coriander leaves along with tamarind, jaggery and red chillies.



Ingredients:

Methi leaves – 1 bunch
Coriander leaves – 1 bunch
Tamarind – 1 small size lemon
Red chillies – 4-5 nos
Oil – 2 tsp
Garlic – 1 pod
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Salt As Required
Jaggery or sugar – ½ tsp

For Tampering

Urad Dal  - ½ tsp
Avalu/ Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
Jeera – ½ tsp
Curry leaves – 4-5 leaves
Oil – 1 tsp
Red chillies – 2 no
Hing a pinch

Preparation

  • In a pan add 1 tsp of oil and saute the red chillies, garlic on medium flame. Remove and keep aside.
  • In the same pan, add another tsp of oil and add the coriander leaves and sauté till the rawness of coriander leaves disappears. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add another tsp of oil and add methi leaves and fry till the rawness of leaves disappears for about 3-4 mints. Remove from heat and cool.
  • Grind the roasted mixture along with methi and coarinder, jaggery, turmeric powder, tamarind and salt to  a coarse paste by adding a very little water.
  • Heat oil in a pan for tampering; add the mustard seeds, jeera, urad dal after they splutter add curry leaves, hing and red chillies and fry till the dal turns red.
  • Add this tampering to the chutney paste.
  • Serve with hot rice/roti’s.
Sending this to "Herbs and Flowers in my Platter" - Coriander leaves/Cilantro hosted by Krithi originally started by PJ


45 comments:

  1. wonderful combo of ingredients....soo flavorful!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  2. Chutney looks finger licking good.

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  3. wonderful combo of the ingredients...loved the chutney !

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  4. LOOKS MOUTHWATERING CHUTNEY AND TEMPTING...

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  5. delicious flavourful combination for the chutney

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  6. Methi coriander chutney looks awesome.

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  7. Flavorful and delicious chutney..

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  8. Perfect combo of mint and coriander well balanced with tangy and heat... So good.. Thanks for sending it over for the event..

    http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com
    Herbs & Flowers in my Platter - Coriander/Cilantro

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  9. Looks so yum and love the combo ...

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  10. lovely chutney... using methi leaves gives it a nice twist..
    Reva

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  11. wow tats a good chutney .. healthy too

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  12. Never had methi in the form of chutney..looks very interesting, would love to give it a try.

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  13. adding methi in chutney sounds nice and healthy as well

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  14. This one is interesting n looks too good!!! Never knew v could make chutney from methi...Makes it healthy too...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  15. Quite a new combo, chutney sounds healthy and inviting..

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  16. Different and interesting combo. Love it

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  17. love the color..looks yumm!!!perfect entry for the event!!

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  18. Hi,
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  19. Nice vibrant color and great combination of flavors.
    Bhalo Khabo

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  20. Tempting and flavorful chutney.

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  21. Very comforting. Looks very good.

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  22. very colourful and healthy chutney.

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  23. Yum yum combo dear. Very fresh n flavorful..


    US Masala

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  24. Methi chutney looks delicious with seasoning,lovely presentation.Thanks for visit my blog.I too happy to follow you.
    cheers

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  25. Interesting chutney never thought to add fenugreek to a chutney.Thankyou for dropping by simply.food your visit and comments are very much appreciated.Following your blog.

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  26. looks yummy...we too prepare in same way..nice presentation..
    Tasty appetite

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  27. Wonderful amd looks so colourful :) inviting :) U have such a nice space :) thanks for joining my kitchen :)

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  28. What an excellent picture :) Love the methi chutney too !!!

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  29. yummy looking chutney..love it

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  30. lovely it looks- perfect for the festive mood !

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