Kothamalli Rice(Corainder Leaves Rice)

Coriander leaves are very good for health. These are stimulant and tonic. They strengthen the stomach and promote its action, relieve flatulence, increase secreation and discharge of urine and reduce fever. It is highly beneficial in deficienceis of vitamin A,B1,B2,C and iron. I try to include coriander leaves in most of my dishes as the leaves are one portion of spinach in our daily good. Here is the recipe made of simple kothamalli(Coriander) leaves rice for you. My mom used to pack this yummy and healthy rice for my lunch box during my school and college days. The smell of this wonderful rice is fascinating and I love this simple and yummy rice always.
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Kothamalli Rice(Corainder Leaves Rice)

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins

Coriander Leaves2 Cups
Cooked Rice1 Cup
SaltTo Taste

For Grinding:
Oil1 teaspoon 
Urid dal 1 tablespoon
Green Chilli2
Tamarinda Pinch

For Seasoning:
Ghee2 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Channa Dal (Bengal Gram)1 teaspoon
Split Urid Dal1 teaspoon
Peanuts1 teaspoon

  1. Rinse the Kothamalli(Corainder Leaves) well in water and strain the water and keep it aside. Heat the oil in the pan add the chopped green chillies and urdhal . Fry it till the dhal becomes golden brown color. Add this to the mixer. Next, add the rinsed Kothamalli(Corainder Leaves) leaves and fry for sometime till its raw smell goes off

  2. Grind these in a mixer along with salt, a pinch of tamarind and grind it without adding water.

  3. Heat the oil/Ghee in the pan and add mustard seeds.When the mustard seeds start to sputter, add channa dhal, urdhal and cashew nuts and fry until it becomes golden brown color. Now add the rice and ground kothamalli(Corainder Leaves) mixture 

  4. Mix everything well and adjust the salt if needed. 

  5. The delicious Kothamalli(Corainder Leaves) rice is ready to serve
Kothamalli Rice(Corainder Leaves Rice)

You can try ...
Instead of Coriander leaves use bangalore brinjal. Chop the brinjal to the fine pieces and half cook it. If you have microwave oven cook the brinjal without adding water for about 3-4 mins. Use the half cooked brinjal in the above recipe instead of coriander leaves. You will get a different flavor of brinjal and brinjal 'haters' also love this rice. Try and let me know.

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Hey dude! It is very awesome recipe. I never tried before. But I am going to tried it this weekend only. What a different recipe. Corainder Leaves Rice, It sounds very cool. Hope it will make as you made.



Thank you madam.... it turned out very well and tasty too.... I have tried few other recipes of coriander rice. ... but this is the one which came out perfectly without raw smell. ... Thank you.

I cooked I for first time for friends valakappu . I was so amazed that it came out well the first time itself. The measurements are very perfect. I also made tomato thokku and mixed it with rice. Even that recipe was perfect. I really thank you for sharing the recipes



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