Instant Kothimeera Tomato Pacchadi { Cilantro & Tomato Chutney }

Instant Kothimeera Tomato Pacchadi { Cilantro & Tomato Chutney } - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Today I am presenting a Colorful, Flavorful and an Aromatic Pacchadi. This Chutney tastes good when consumed with Idli / Dosa/ Upma/ Khichdi and hot steamed rice !!
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Andhra
Recipe Taste: Tangy
Calories 72 kcal
Servings 4


  • 1 bunch Coriander chopped, fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind juice
  • 4 - 5 Tomatoes medium sized
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 tsp Black gram urad dal
  • Oil for frying
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 1 pinch asafoetida optional


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the chopped cilantro, salt. Saute for a minute. Ensure that the green color does not change. Turn off the flame. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in another pan. Add the seasoning ingredients one after the other. Allow them to splutter. Then add the chopped tomatoes, slit green chillies and salt to it. Fry until the tomato slices turn tender.
  • Now add 1 tablespoon of tamarind juice to it. Saute for a minute over a low flame.
  • Turn off the flame when the raw smell goes off.
  • Transfer the above mix to the sauted coriander mix and grind it into a smooth paste in a dry mixie jar. Adjust salt as per requirement. Do not add water while grinding.
  • Transfer it into a serving bowl. The Instant Kothimeera Tomato Pacchadi is ready to be served.
    Instant Kothimeera Tomato Pacchadi { Cilantro & Tomato Chutney } - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

Health Benefits
  • Cilantro/ Coriander leaves are considered to be anti-bacterial ; rich in iron ; loaded with antioxidants, vitamin-A, vitamin-C and minerals like phosphorous.
  • It helps in easy -digestion ; speeds up the healing process of mouth – ulcers and also freshens breath .It is also good for the eyes and protects the integrity of bones.
  • Calcium and other essential minerals found in coriander are integral components of bone regrowth and durability, as well as in the prevention of bone degradation
  • It helps to regulate proper menstrual cycles and reduces the associated pain during a woman’s period.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 676mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2444IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg

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