Friday, 19 July 2013

Coriander Chutney | Cilantro Chutney Recipe (Kothamalli Thogayal | Kothamalli Thuvaiyal)

Hello friends,

Coriander chutney(Kothamalli Thogayal/Kothamalli Thuvaiyal in Tamil) will be a very healthy accompaniment for rice, idli, dosa or chapathi. Coriander chutney goes well with almost any dish. Coriander chutney tastes heavenly with curd rice :-)

Quick Look of Health Benefits of Corainder Chutney:

  • Lower blood sugar level
  • Protects against urinary tract infections
  • Helps in digestion and treating upset stomach
  • Great source of fiber, iron and magnesium
  • Used in detox diet
So, hope you are ready to prepare Coriander chutney right away. Let us move on to the Coriander Chutney recipe now.

Coriander Chutney | Cilantro Chutney Recipe (Kothamalli Thogayal | Kothamalli Thuvaiyal):

Coriander chutney

Coriander Chutney | Cilantro Chutney Recipe (Kothamalli Thogayal | Kothamalli Thuvaiyal):


Coriander leaves/ Kothamalli - 1 small bunch
Tamarind - A small piece
Salt - As required
Oil - 2 tsp
Red Chilli - 2 or 3
Coconut - 1.5 tbsp(optional)

To Temper:

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Hing - 1/2 tsp


1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and fry red chillies, coconut(optional) and Coriander leaves till the leaves become small like in the below picture. Set it aside.

2. Heat another 1 tsp oil in the same pan and fry the 'To Temper' items till the items splutter.

3. Allow it to cool and grind all the items in a mixie with salt and required water.

Serve the Coriander chutney hot.

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  1. Different method of a very popular chutney,appreciable.

    1. Thank you Sangeeta :-) This method helps to avoid mustard seeds and urad dal getting burnt.


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