Coriander Leaves Powder

Coriander Leaves Powder is also known as Kothamalli Podi in Tamil and Kothamalli Chammanthi in Malayalam

Green coriander leaves - 2 cups
Bengal Gram Powder - 1/2 cup
Urad Dal - 1/4 cup
Tamrind - 1 small lemon size or Tamrind Paste
Red Chillies - 10 to 12 nos
Salt to taste

To season:
Mustard Seeds

Wash and clean the coriander leaves. Drain the water and dry it in shade for an hour or two. In a kadai add oil and fry the urad dal, bengal gram dal one by one. The add the red chillies and hing and fry them too. If you are using tamrind then add it to the hot kadai along with necessary rock salt and leave it for a minute. Add the coriander leaves and let it be in the kadai till it gets cold.

Add all the ingredients in mixer grinder and grind it without adding any water. When all have ground well, make it into small balls and store it in air tight containers. It can be stored in fridge for one year.

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