Monday, October 27, 2008

Malli Rice/GreenCoriander Rice


Boiled rice - 1 cup
Coriander leaves - 1 bunch
Garlic - 2 nos
Green chilli - 3 nos
Coconut - 2 tsp
Tamarind paste - 1/4 tsp or 1/2lemon size
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Hing - A pinch
Salt - 1/4 tsp or as per need.
Curry leaves - few


1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, fry coriander leaves and keep it aside.
2. In the same pan, add coconut, garlic and green chilli and fry until you get the nice aroma of coconut oil.
3. Let every thing cool for some time and grind everything together finely with tamarind and salt.
4. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, add urad dal, hing and curry leaves.
5. Add this to the grinned paste and mix well. Add salt if needed.
6. To the cup of rice, add 3 tsp of this green coriander paste and mix well. Add more if needed.


Green coriander paste can also be served with dosai and idly. This goes well with curd rice and rasam rice.