Coriander Rice recipe | Dhania | Kothamalli sadham

Coriander Rice recipe | Dhania | Kothamalli sadham is a variety rice prepared using the paste prepared with fresh coriander leaves. It has a good taste and flavour. This is also a perfect lunch box recipe like other variety rice for travelling. Here we prepare it by making a paste of fresh coriander leaves along with ginger and green chillies. Chopped onions are added to improve its taste. Now let us see how to prepare this kothamalli sadham following the method given below.

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Preparation Time:- 20 minutes

To Serve – 2 persons

Ingredients:-

  • Rice/ arisi – 1 cup
  • Fresh Coriander leaves – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 cup (chopped)
  • Green chillies – 3 number
  • Ginger/ inji – 1 inch (chopped)
  • cumin seeds/ seeragam – 1 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves, chopped onion, green chillies, ginger and cumin seeds
Coriander leaves, chopped onion, green chillies, ginger and cumin seeds

Method:-

1. Cook rice separately with required water, and when rice becomes soft, drain excess water and keep aside.

Cooked rice
Cooked rice

2. Grind coriander leaves, green chillies and ginger together in a mixie with little water into a fine paste.

Ground paste in a mixie jar
Ground paste in a mixie jar

3. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds.

Frying cumin seeds in oil
Frying cumin seeds in oil

4. When it splutters add chopped onion and sauté for few minutes till it turns pale.

Chopped onions added
Chopped onions added

5.  Now add the ground coriander with salt needed and sauté till the raw smell leaves the pan.

Ground paste and salt added
Ground paste and salt added

6. When water disappears completely and oil separates, add cooked rice to it and mix without breaking the rice. Now coriander rice is ready. Serve along with desired raita.

Coriander Rice recipe | Dhania | Kothamalli sadham -Ready to serve coriander rice
Coriander Rice recipe | Dhania | Kothamalli sadham -Ready to serve coriander rice

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