Coriander chutney/ Cilantro dip

Coriander/ Cilantro leaves are very rich in anti oxidants and fibre which reduces your bad cholesterol. So include this herb in your diet in all possible way.

Here is a simple but yummy chutney to have with idli, dosa or with rice.




Coriander/ Cilantro leaves – 1/2 cup packed

Channa dal – 2 tbsn

Green chilli – 1 or 2

Garlic – 1 or 2 pod

Coconut – 3 tbsn grated

Tamarind – a small piece

Salt – as required

Oil – 2 tsp


  • Heat oil in a pan and sauté tamarind, chilli, garlic and channa dal.
  • When channa dal gets brown add coconut and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves and sauté for a minute.
  • Switch off and let it cool down.
  • Grind along with required salt and water to your required consistency.
  • Serve along with idli, dosa or rice.






  1. You can grind it smooth or coarse as you like to have.

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