Wednesday, November 18, 2009

KOTHAMALLI SADHAM(CORIANDER LEAVES RICE)|NO ONION NO GARLIC RECIPE

Coriander rice
I tasted this yummy coriander leaves rice| kothamalli sadam  in my friends place. She is a good cook and makes many new dishes.It was so simple and easy to make also.
Since I prefer simple recipes,which will ultimately give me a helping hand  on lazy mornings,I asked for the recipe. I made it twice,turned out quite nice and am sure you all will like it.
This recipe doesn’t  need onion or garlic .
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Kothamalli sadam

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 2-3

    Basmati rice or raw rice   1 cup
    Coriander leaves  a small bunch
    Green chili   2
    Salt   as needed
    Oil   3 tsp
    Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
    Urad dal  1 tsp
    Channa dal  1 tsp
    Cashew nuts  7 (optional)
    Curry leaves few
    Salt   to taste
    lemon juice  few drops (optional)
     
     

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Method:

  • Wash the coriander leaves and chop it roughly. Add salt, 1tsp of oil,greenchillies to it and grind it to make a fine paste.

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  • Cook the rice separately adding salt to it and allow it to cool.
  • check the link on how to cook basmati rice.
  • Strain the ground coriander paste in a tea strainer. Just keep it for few minutes.The excess water will drain off.
  • Don'tsqueeze.Gently transfer the paste to the rice and mix it well evenly.

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  • U can add the water drained, for making rasam.
  • In a kadai,add oil and temper mustard seeds,urad dhal ,channa dal and cashew nuts .
  • When it is done add it to the coriander rice and mix gently.Add Fresh curry leaves.
  • Serve with raitha of your choice.
  • This can be done in the same way using mint leaves also.


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34 comments:

  1. Hi Jeyashree. The rice looks so welcoming and loaded with the flavors of coriander... too good to resist.

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  2. I remember my dad's aunt doing this for lunch-pack when we travel.. Simply delicious and lipsmacking rice!!
    Hey congrats on your award and thanks for remembering me too dear!! :)

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  3. Rice looks so tempting...perfectly made!

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  4. Woww wat a gorgeous green rice..eyecatching colour Jeya..Congrats on ur awards!

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  5. That looks so lovely,must be very nice with the flavour of fresh coriander..so delicious..and congraz jeyashri and thanks a lot for thinking abt me as well...

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  6. Wow,will try this out soon,Vj will sure like this...
    Thanks for passing the award DEAR ;)

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  7. Heyy Nice.. I love Herbs... I made Coriander Pulav last thursday..
    Will try the sadam tooo....

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  8. Congrats on the award...
    Rice looks perfect and yummy!!
    Love the color..

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  9. Rice looks prety and tempting...

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  10. Such an aromatic rice dear...lov the color...

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  11. Very well focussed pics n love the aroma of this rice.

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  12. That's a great rice dish..Congrats on your award, you deserve it :-)

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  13. Wow, rice looks grainy. Very nice post..never tried this rice..Will surely try this for my hubby's lunch box and let u know :)

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  14. oooooh......i saw the picture and felt as if the rice bowl was infront of me..gr8 clik...am sure the taste was gr8 too..with coriander..yummy..

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  15. Congrats!!!Oh, Those look fantastic and it sounds so yummy.I can almost get the aroma here just by looking at the pics..:)

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  16. Lovely dish, looks so good. Very beautiful click, could see each grain of rice. Congrats n your award.

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  17. Thats a ravishing color and sharp pictures...very tempting food indeed. I love kothamalli saadham, make them almost every weekend:)

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  18. Looks fantastic and yum.Easy recipe too. I am amazed at ur pix.What lens do you use?Congrats on the award. keep rocking!

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  19. Congrats on your award..Appealing to eyes dish.Nice recipe!

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  20. lovley dish and picture. i also make this for my hubby's lunch box. Congrats on your award and thanks for passing to me.

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  21. You have lovely blog and very detailed explanation.. I am glad to follow u .. pls do visit mine sometimes...

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  22. Hi Jeyashri,

    Lovely rice dear. Haven't tried it. will give a try soon.

    Kindly pick up the award from my blog dear

    with luv,
    ArunaManikandan

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  23. thank u friends for ur lovely comments.
    viji i use ordinary NIKON COOLPIX CAMERA.no lense, nothing.Thanks for ur encouraging words.

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  24. Looks Yummy and tempting to eat. My favorite dish.

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  25. Antha Bowl koncham pass pannunge..2 nimishathule eppidi nalla neata sapidlamnu demo panren! ;)
    My all time fav!..
    Wonderful clicks!

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  26. Healthy rice.Congrats on ur awards

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  27. looks yummy and colourful...just love it...

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  28. what is the purpose of adding oil while grinding?
    do we need to saute corainder leaves?
    will we get raw smell when we add the paste as such?

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    1. Adding oil gives a good texture to the rice.
      You never get raw smell of coriander in the rice. If you want add a das of lemon juice at the last.

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  29. Tried was easy to make and had a wonderful taste and color added few paneer pcs in the end.v nice recipe

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  30. Just found your website and it looks fabulous with a lot of amazing dishes :)

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