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Kothamalli sadham(coriander leaves rice)|no onion no garlic recipe

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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KOTHAMALLI SADHAM(CORIANDER LEAVES 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

Pari November 18, 2009 - 7:02 am

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

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Rohini November 18, 2009 - 7:31 am

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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priya November 18, 2009 - 9:13 am

Rice looks so tempting…perfectly made!

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Priya November 18, 2009 - 10:13 am

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

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Sushma Mallya November 18, 2009 - 10:20 am

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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RAKS KITCHEN November 18, 2009 - 10:40 am

Wow,will try this out soon,Vj will sure like this…
Thanks for passing the award DEAR 😉

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Sandhya Hariharan November 18, 2009 - 10:59 am

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

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Sarah Naveen November 18, 2009 - 1:12 pm

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

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Tina November 18, 2009 - 2:01 pm

Rice looks prety and tempting…

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Vrinda November 18, 2009 - 2:43 pm

Such an aromatic rice dear…lov the color…

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San!!! November 18, 2009 - 3:54 pm

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

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Gulmohar November 18, 2009 - 5:39 pm

That's a great rice dish..Congrats on your award, you deserve it 🙂

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Chitra November 18, 2009 - 5:55 pm

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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SE(Denufood) November 18, 2009 - 6:05 pm

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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kothiyavunu November 18, 2009 - 6:19 pm

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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A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine November 18, 2009 - 10:14 pm

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

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Malar Gandhi November 18, 2009 - 11:54 pm

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

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My cooking experiments November 19, 2009 - 2:11 am

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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Vidya Rao November 19, 2009 - 9:05 am

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

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vidhas November 19, 2009 - 12:25 pm

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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Swarna November 19, 2009 - 12:43 pm

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

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Aruna Manikandan November 19, 2009 - 6:39 pm

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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admin November 20, 2009 - 7:28 am

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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Madhu's Culinary November 20, 2009 - 10:52 pm

Looks Yummy and tempting to eat. My favorite dish.

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Bharathy November 21, 2009 - 1:52 pm

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

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my kitchen November 22, 2009 - 3:26 pm

Healthy rice.Congrats on ur awards

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Saraswathi Iyer November 27, 2009 - 2:21 pm

looks yummy and colourful…just love it…

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Now Serving February 4, 2011 - 2:17 am

SOOOOO YUMMMMMMYYYYYY

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Meenal Ramanathan December 12, 2012 - 6:16 am

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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admin December 12, 2012 - 9:14 am

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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Sivaranjani N.R September 6, 2014 - 9:58 am

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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Sindhu Shereef August 20, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Good recipes ….

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Sindhu Shereef August 20, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Nice

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Dori Thurmond February 25, 2016 - 8:49 pm

Just found your website and it looks fabulous with a lot of amazing dishes 🙂

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