Coriander stem Coconut thuvaiyal | Kothamalli Kambu thuvaiyal

Coriander stem Coconut thuvaiyal | Kothamalli Kambu thuvaiyal is a side dish for idli, dosa and sandwiches prepared with the stems of coriander, grated coconut, green chillies, tamarind and salt. Health benefits of Cilantro – Coriander has numerous health benefits which is the same in the stems too.

Thuvaiyal is the same as that of a chutney but little thick in consistency, used as side dish for idli, dosa, rice and sandwiches.

Ingredients:-

  • coriander stems – 2 cup (chopped)
  • coconut – 1/2 cup (grated)
  • oil – 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds / kadugu – 1/2 tsp
  • urad dal / ulundham paruppu – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungayam – pinch
  • green chillies – 4-5 number
  • garlic cloves / poondu – 5 number
  • tamarind paste – 1/2 tsp Tamarind Paste preparation
  • salt – to taste

Method:-

1. Wash and chop coriander stem into 2-3 inch pieces. Grate coconut and keep it ready. Heat one tsp of oil in a fry pan. Add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal. When it turns golden add asafoetida, green chillies (cut into two) and garlic cloves.

Seasoning in pan
Seasoning in pan

2. Next add chopped coriander stems and sauté for few minutes.

Coriander stem added
Coriander stem added

3. Switch off the stove and add grated coconut. Mix well and cool to room temperature.

Grated coconut added
Grated coconut added

4. Once it cools to room temperature, transfer to a mixie along with tamarind paste and salt.

Tamarind paste and salt added
Tamarind paste and salt added to mixie jar

5. Grid into a finepaste without adding too much of water.

Coriander stem Coconut thuvaiyal | Kothamalli Kambu thuvaiyal
Coriander stem Coconut thuvaiyal | Kothamalli Kambu thuvaiyal

6. Serve as side dish along with soft delicious IdliCrispy Rice Dosa and white rice

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