Sunday, 18 August 2013

Pudina Kobbari Pachadi | Mint and Coconut Chutney

Pudina Kobbari Pachadi -- This flavorful and delicious pachadi is very simple and easy to prepare and requires very few ingredients.  I prepare 2 versions of this pachadi - one for idli and dosa and another for rice.  I am presenting here the version which tastes awesome with idli and dosa.

pudina kobbari pachadi, mint chutney

Heres the recipe..


Pudina/Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
Coconut - 1 cup fresh and grated
Green Chillies - 2, slit lengthwise
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size
Salt - As per taste
Oil - 1 tsp

For the Seasoning:

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Channa Dal/Bengal gram - 2 tsp
Hing/asafoetida - 1 pinch
Curry Leaves - a few
Oil - 1 tsp

Pudina Kobbari Pachadi

How To Prepare Pudina Kobbari Pachadi:

  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai and add the pudina leaves and green chillies and fry for about 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow them to cool.

  • Grind the sauteed pudina, green chillies, fresh grated coconut, tamarind and salt to a coarse paste. Add a little water while grinding.
  • Once again, heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai pan and add the mustard seeds.  Once they start to splutter, add the channa dal and fry them till they turn light brown.
  • Add the curry leaves and hing and remove from fire.
  • Pour this seasoning over the pachadi and serve hot with idli, dosa, upma or pongal.

pudina kobbari pachadi, mint chutney


Gayathri Ramanan said...

looks really tempting..

kala said...

OMG yummyyy comboooo

Mahi said...

Delicious chutney!

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