Sunday, July 31, 2011

Cilantro - Mint Thokku


1 bunch of fresh cilantro (coriander leaves)
1 bunch of fresh mint (pudina leaves)
4-5 dry red chillies
1/2 tsp tamarind paste
1/2 - 1 tsp hing (kayam)
salt to taste
1 tsp urad dal
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds


Wash the cilantro & mint leaves & dry them on a towel.

Roast red chilles & urad dal. Grind this together with cilantro, mint & tamarind paste together without adding any water.

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds till they splutter. Add hing. Fry for a min. Then add the ground paste. Add salt to taste & cook on low heat till it is thick & some oil floats on the sides.

Cool to room temperature & store in an airtight container & refrigerate.

Mint & Cilantro "Fresh from my Garden"


  1. Excellent combination of cilantro and mint. Great preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. very very flavorful this..:)

  3. first time here and i have started following you...u have a nice collection of recipes...this one looks yummy...i can already taste it with curd rice...bliss!


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