we will see how to make coriander rice in today. Coriander Rice / Kothamalli Sadam is a good variety rice recipe perfect for lunch box recipe. It can be served with vadagam and Potato Curry/Potato Fry. The beauty of this recipe is that it can be used to convert plain white rice into this tasty kothamalli sadam in less than 15 minutes. So it a quick fix recipe and is an excellent method of utilizing the left over white rice. I have used basmati rice for this recipe but it can be done with regular rice also.
So, please do try this coriander rice recipe at home. This will be a good change from the regular lunch recipes and everyone will love this change. Do try and let me know how it comes out for you friends.
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Prep Time : 10 mins Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves : 2-3
Basmati Rice : 1 cup (cooked)
Onion : 1 small sliced
Salt to taste
Coriander/kothamalli leaves : 1 bunch tightly packed
Green Chilly : 2-3
Ginger : 1 inch
Oil/Ghee : 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
Urad dal : 1 tsp
Channa Dal : 1 tsp
Groundnuts : 1 tbsp
- Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mins. Cook it grainy, set aside to cool down.
- Wash coriander leaves under running water 2-3 times. Chop it and grind it along with ginger and green chilly using very less water. Keep the paste aside.
- Heat oil/ghee, temper it with seasoning ingredients. Then add in sliced onion, saute it till light brown in color.
Then add the ground paste, needed salt and saute until the raw smell goes and oil separates.
- Mix rice and serve it with any fry items. Voila! A tasty, quick and satisfying rice dish is ready.