IngredientsCoriander leaves - 1 cup(washed & chopped)
Green chillies - 2
Grated coconut - 3 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Roasted bengal gram (pottu kadalai) - 1/4 tsp
salt to taste
For seasoningOil -1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Asafodita powder - pinch
Preparations:1. In a mixi bowl, add all the ingredients(coriander leaves, green chillies, grated coconut, roasted bengal gram & salt). Grind it nicely.
2. After grind the chutney, transfer the chutney into a bowl and add lemon juice and mix it well.
3. Heat pan with 1 tea spoon of oil, add mustard seeds. Allow mustard seeds to crackle. Now add urad dal and asafodita powder. Once it became golden color, add grinded chutney into that. Stir it well.
4. In order to make chutney a bit solid(or thick), we are adding roasted chickpeas. Do not add too much as it will change the taste.
Now cilantro (or coriander leaves) chutney is ready for idlis or dosas!!