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Thursday, January 05, 2012

Cilantro / Coriander leaves -Dates Chutney

Today's post is a simple Cilantro Dates Chutney .Chutneys are liked by all especially with the Indian cuisine.That adds some real appetizing flavor to the food.This chutney is a very simple chutney and will be loved by all a real spicy tangy flavor with a sweet touch.Very interesting combo and a real healthy one too !!The bright colour of cilantro brings out a real refreshing taste to our taste buds and dates make it a thick paste.So enjoy this chutney with dosas or idlis..



Ingredients
cilantro 1 bunch
green chillies 2 (as per spice buds)
tamarind 1 gooseberry size
dates 4 pitted
urad dal 1 tsp
chana dal 1 tsp
salt
oil 1 tsp

for seasoning (if required)
mustard 3/4 tsp
dry red chillies 2
curry leaves

Method
Wash and chop the veggies ,keep aside.Dip the dates in warm water for 15minutes.Heat oil in a pan and fry the dals for a minute.Add the chopped veggies and saute for half a minute.Put off the flame,cool down.In the mean time,grind the dates ,salt with tamarind to a thick paste and then add the fried ingredients.Grind again to a smooth paste.Season with the above ingredients  and serve  with idlis /dosas.

Servings a small bowl of chutney

Note
-I have not seasoned the chutney,served it just like that.
-You can replace the dates with jaggery too.



Sending this to The Kerala Kitchen event hosted by Kaveri @ Palakkad Chamayal 


36 comments:

Poonam Borkar said... Best Blogger Tips

super delicious and colorful chutney..perfectly done!!

Balvinder Ubi said... Best Blogger Tips

I make idlis in breakfast and serve it like you with just chutney. Chutneys are so versatile add anything and a great dip is made.
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chitraj.hegde said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy new year dear.....The chutney looks prefect...nice twist by adding dates to it......Thanks for the wishes and sorry I haven't informed u about the award as my system had some problem..i think it did not got updated anything that time....anyways thanks for visiting my blog and accepting it

Vimitha Anand said... Best Blogger Tips

Thats a very new combination for me. will try it soon

faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

Super chutney ....didnt try this yet...have to try soon

Sensible Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks so good, love the color.

@lekshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

nice recipe..........looks good ......

@lekshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

nice recipe......looks great.......

maha said... Best Blogger Tips

chutney looks very nice..cool green colour....best combo with breakfasts like idly n dosa.....

மகி said... Best Blogger Tips

Coriander and dates?? Interesting combo! Chutney looks tasty!

vineetha said... Best Blogger Tips

Love the colour...sweet and green ..yummy chutney :)

sangee vijay said... Best Blogger Tips

wow...nice combination, chutney has all 3 tastes in in-sweet,sour n spicy...lovely recipe dear...will try this sometime...thanks for sharing!!
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Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

fantastic combo...sounds yummm
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Recipe world said... Best Blogger Tips

Chutney looks delicious!! Hope I will try it sometime this week :)

Maayeka said... Best Blogger Tips

very colourful and delicious chutney ..never tried adding dates in coriander chutney..nice combo..

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Wat a fabulous combo,never tried adding dates in coriander chutney..awesome Julie.

Elpiniki said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy New Year!
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Kaveri said... Best Blogger Tips

That's a Yummy Chutney Julie...Thanks for linking it to the event..Please do drop a mail.

Loveforfood said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh my... I love this post so much

Rita said... Best Blogger Tips

Great combinaiton; it has to be good.
Rita

Ramya said... Best Blogger Tips

superb combo for chutney, sweet and sour..
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Indulge said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely green color u have got..looks so inviting. its like a Xmas on a plate with green red and white all in one.
Love Ash.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy n healthy Chutney Dear.Luv it.

easyfoodsmith said... Best Blogger Tips

What a cool chutney! The addition of dates is very interesting.

Sudha said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice one,Julie!I have made chutney with cilantro before but never tried putting dates - maybe I'll give it a try now.Wish you a Happy New Year and have a great weekend ahead:)

Miss Multicul(t)inaria said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious!

Teena Mary said... Best Blogger Tips

Gr88 combo!! Sounds soo tasty. I'll definitely try this out :)

Rachana said... Best Blogger Tips

Adding dates to the chutney is a very cool idea.

Suja said... Best Blogger Tips

The combo sounds delicious..nice one

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Fantastic idea by adding dates to the yummy chutney!


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hemalata said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks So delicious n yummy chutney.

Kalyan P said... Best Blogger Tips

Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare & delicious!

Balakrishna Saraswathy said... Best Blogger Tips

looks really yummy and tasty..

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

looking greate

Kalyani's Platter said... Best Blogger Tips

looks delicious and tempting clicks ....

Sonali Pradhan said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious chutney...loved the addition of dates into it :-)

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