Monday, April 2, 2018

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Coriander can be called an antibiotic to overcome digestive problems
Coriander is a perfect anti oxidant, say many researches.
Coriander protects from arthritis and rheumatism.
Coriander reduces high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Coriander prevents nausea and vomiting.
Coriander is rich in Iron, hence treats anemia.
Coriander heals mouth ulcer, also keeps our eyes healthy.
Coriander detoxifies the kidney, thus prevents kidney stones.
Coriander prevents insomnia and osteoporosis.
Coriander prevents diabetes, body odor and protects our skin from wrinkles and other damages.
This recipe is a signature recipe of my Salem home.........a very simple recipe, but grand and great as far as taste is concerned.
Serve this with rotis or is just awesome!!!

Cilantro/coriander leaves - 3 cups
Broken moong dhal - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Carrot - 1/2 cup, chopped
Fresh peas - 1/2 cup
Potato - 1, small, chopped
Salt to taste

To grind
Grated coconut - 4 tsps
Green chillies - 2
Jeera/cumin - 1 tsp

For seasoning
Ghee - 2 tsps
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Broken urad dhal - 1 tsp

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Lunch/dinner
Prep time : 10 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts

Serves 2

 The ingredients for grinding loaded into the blender jar

and ground to a paste

vegetables pressure cooked

Moong dhal also pressure cooked with turmeric powder

The cooked dhal, vegetables and the ground mixture enter a pan, along with salt to taste

The huge amount of chopped coriander leaves also added, and the whole mixture is simmered for 5 minutes.

Everything has mixed and simmered well. Switch off now.

In ghee, mustard and urad dhal seasoned

and poured on top of the Kothamalli koottu.

Serve this with methi rotis. Please check my other roti varieties and other side dishes for rotis and poories.

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