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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Coriander Rice - Kothamalli Sadam

Coriander Rice

Coriander leaves are rich in iron like other green leafy vegetables. Almost all South Indian curries and gravies are garnished with this fresh green leaves. It is one of the essential ingredient in daily Indian cooking. coriander rice is an easy and quick lunch box recipe. Please check below for step wise instructions and pictures for preparing South Indian Coriander Rice.

Preparation Time:    5 mins
Cook Time :               10 mins
Ready in :                   15 mins
Yields :                         3 Servings

Kothamalli Sadam

Table 1: To Grind
Chopped coriander leaves 
( tightly packed) 
1/2 Cup
Green chillies
Ginger chopped
2 tsp

Table 2: 
1 tsp   
1/4 tsp
Urad Dal
1  tsp
Red chillies
Onions chopped 
1/2 Cup
Roasted peanuts
1/4 Cup
Cooked Rice
2 Cups

  • Grind green chillies, coriander leaves and ginger by adding little water into a smooth paste in a blender.Heat Oil in a pan. Add mustard, urad dal and red chillies. Fry till urad dal turns golden colour. 

  • Add onions and fry till turn translucent. Add roasted peanuts.  

  • Add grind-ed mixture and allow it to cook for 5 mins in medium flame till raw smell goes off. Switch of the stove and add rice and salt.Mix well

  • Adjust chillies to your taste.
  • Adding roasted peanuts is optional.
  • Roasted peanuts can be replaced with roasted cashews.
Kothamalli Sadam / Kothamalli Rice / Coriander leaves Rice


  1. Inviting and very flavourful rice,wish i live near you.

    1. Thanks Akka..So happy to see your comment..

  2. Wow Superb akka!!!!
    Love all the varieties....
    Come out very very nice\
    Tasty also....
    THNX very much.....


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