Coriander Pesto

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About Coriander Pesto

Coriander pesto sauce from my kitchen. Usually classic and traditional pesto was made of basil leaves, pine nuts and olive oil combination. So I was searching around long time for the pesto recipe that can be made with ingredients from Indian kitchen. Here comes the coriander pesto sauce that goes well with pasta made with available ingredients from my kitchen.
4.50 from 4 votes
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Served AsDinnerLunch
Recipe TasteSalty
Servings - 4


  • 2 leaves Coriander around 4 cups packed (washed & drained)
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios
  • 3 pods Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese optional grated


  • Place all the ingredients except Parmesan cheese in a blender or mixer grinder
  • Grind to the desired consistency by adding more olive oil if required
  • Scrape at the sides of the blender for even grinding
  • Finally add Parmesan cheese and pulse it to combine
  • Once done, use it straight away or store in an air tight container & refrigerate up to a month.

Recipe Notes

Usage of pesto
1.Pasta/spaghetti sauce
2. Pizza sauce (Just a change for usual tomato sauce!)
3. Mix with rice
4. Sandwich spread
5. Marinade for chicken/vegetables
5. salad dressing

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4.50 from 4 votes

Madhumita Sathishkumar
Madhumita Sathishkumar


4.50 from 4 votes

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