Two Recipes To Make Coriander Chutney

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Published: Thursday, November 1, 2012, 8:31 [IST]
 
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Chutney is one of the most popular Indian side dishes. It is like pickle. People team up chutney with roti, rice, pour it over chaats or dip deep fried snacks in it. There are many chutney recipes that are prepared using various ingredients like garlic, coriander, spices, green chillies, kachri (wild variety of cucumber), mango etc.

Tamarind and coriander chutneys are extremely popular of all. These chutneys are poured on many dishes to add a sweet and spicy flavour to the recipe. If you love to eat the green chutney made with fresh coriander leaves, here are two ways to make it.

Two Recipes To Make Coriander Chutney

Coriander chutney with garlic recipe:

Serves: 1 small bowl
Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Coriander leaves- 500gms
  • Garlic pods- 7-10 (peeled)
  • Onion- 2 (peeled and cut into 4 halves)
  • Green chillies- 5-6
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  • Lemon juice- 1tsp

Procedure

  • Wash the coriander leaves properly. Chop off the ends of the leaves and remove spoiled leaves.
  • In a blender, add all the ingredients (except lemon juice) and blend well until smooth. Add very little water if the chutney is not blending well.
  • Take the chutney out and pour in a bowl. Add lemon juice and mix with a spoon.
  • Serve the coriander garlic green chutney as a side dish with roti, rice or snacks.

Coriander chutney with yoghurt recipe:

Serves: 1 small bowl
Preparation time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Coriander leaves- 500gms
  • Yoghurt- ½ cup
  • Garlic pods- 7-10 (peeled)
  • Onion- 2 (peeled and cut into 4 halves)
  • Green chillies- 5-6
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  • Lemon juice- ½ tsp

Procedure

  • Heat a tawa (griddle). When it becomes hot, roast the peeled garlic pods for 1 minute (till it becomes little brown). Roasting the garlic brings more aroma to the dish.
  • You can also roast cumin seeds to increase its flavour.
  • Wash the coriander leaves properly. Chop off the ends of the leaves and remove spoiled leaves.
  • In a blender, add all the ingredients (except lemon juice) and blend well until smooth. If the curd makes the chutney watery, add extra coriander leaves to make it thick.
  • Pour in a bowl and add lemon juice.

These are two delicious and easy to make green coriander chutneys. Which is your favourite?

Topics: chutney, side dishes
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