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Kothamalli sadam | Coriander leaves rice

Kothamalli sadam | coriander leaves rice – A simple no onion no garlic rice recipe perfect for a quick lunch box. Coriander rice | kothamalli sadam recipe with full video and step-by-step pictures.

We make different varieties of rice | kalanda sadam in Tamilnadu. Most of them will be simple and perfect for lunch boxes too. The no onion garlic rice varieties such as coconut rice, lemon rice, tamarind rice, ellu sadam, peanut rice, pudina rice… are very well suitable for neivedyam and also made during festivals and functions too. A variety rice lunch platter is made for aadi perukku and kannum pongal in our house.

This kothamalli sadam is almost a no-cook and easy recipe. If you have cooked rice ready, then this recipe can be made in just 10 minutes. This is a perfect bachelor recipe. I learnt this recipe from my friend, she made this for us when we visited her home for lunch. She served this with kurkuri bhindi and we loved the combo.

We have a lot of rice no onion no garlic varieties in Jeyashris kitchen. Check out

Kothamalli sadam recipe

Kothamalli sadam
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Kothamalli sadam recipe

Easy No onion garlic Coriander leaves rice with simple ingredients, perfect for lunch box
Course Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Navratri recipes, South Indian festival, South Indian lunch recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1
Author Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups cooked rice
  • 1 handful of coriander leaves
  • 1 green chili
  • Salt as needed
  • 1/2 lemon
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp urad dal
  • Few cashew nuts
  • Few curry leaves

Instructions

  • In a mixie jar add the coriander leaves, green chili, little salt, lemon juice, 1 tbsp water and sugar.
  • We are adding sugar to retain the color of the coriander leaves. If you don’t want feel free to skip it.
  • Grind this into a smooth paste.
  • Put the ground paste in a tea strainer for 5 minutes, to remove the extra water.
  • You can use this water while making rasam or add this to a ladle of dosa batter or add this while making chapati dough.
  • In a wide bowl add the rice and 1 tsp sesame oil and salt.
  • Spread this and allow this to cool completely.
  • In a pan add 3 tsp oil and 1 tsp ghee.
  • Add the mustard seeds, urad dal and red chili.
  • Saute this till the urad dal becomes golden brown.
  • Add the cashew nuts and saute till it gets roasted.
  • Switch off and add the curry leaves.
  • Add the coriander paste to the rice.
  • Add this tempering to the rice.
  • Mix well gently and evenly without mashing the rice.
  • Kothamalli sadam | coriander rice is ready.
  • Serve with aviyal or appalam or vadam.

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Notes

  1. You can make the same with mint leaves, but lessen the number of mint leaves as they will be strong.
  2.  You can replace cashew nuts with peanuts too.
  3.  You can replace rice with millet or rice sevai.
  4.  Kothamalli sadam | coriander leaves rice pair well with Aviyal or Potato curry too.
  • In a mixie jar add the coriander leaves, green chili, little salt, lemon juice, 1 tbsp water and sugar.
  • We are adding sugar to retain the color of the coriander leaves. If you don’t want feel free to skip it.
  • Grind this into a smooth paste.
  • Put the ground paste in a tea strainer for 5 minutes, to remove the extra water.
  • No need to press this and extract the water. Just simply leave it without touching it.
kothamalli sadam
  • You can use this water while making rasam or add this to a ladle of dosa batter or add this while making chapati dough.
  • In a wide bowl add the cooked rice and 1 tsp sesame oil and salt.
  • Spread this and allow this to cool completely.
  • In a pan add 3 tsp oil and 1 tsp ghee.
  • Add the mustard seeds, urad dal and red chili.
  • Saute this till the urad dal becomes golden brown.
  • Add the cashew nuts and saute till it gets roasted.
  • Switch off and add the curry leaves.
coriander leaves rice
  • Add the coriander paste to the rice.
  • Add this tempering to the rice.
kothamalli sadam
  • Mix well gently and evenly without mashing the rice.
Coriander leaves rice
  • Kothamalli sadam | coriander rice is ready.
Kothamalli sadam

Notes:

  1. You can make the same with mint leaves, but lessen the quantity of mint leaves as it will be strong.
  2. Cashew nuts can be replaced with peanuts.
  3. You can replace rice with millet or rice sevai.
  4. Kothamalli sadam | coriander leaves pairs well with Aviyal or Potato curry too.

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  1. 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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