Jun 6, 2018

Coriander leaves Thokku

Coriander Leaves thokku or Kothambiri thokku is a spicy and tangy accompaniment for your paratha and chapatis. Healthy and tasty and easy to prepare.


  • Fresh coriander leaves - 2 cups 
  • (cleaned and chopped)
  • Red chilies -6-10 (guntur/Byadgi)
  • Tamarind paste-2-3 tsp
  • Jaggery - small piece
  • Salt - for taste
  • Oil - 4-5 tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1 tsp
  • Hing- pinch


  • Clean and wash the coriander leaves well and chop them finely. Pick only leaves. Next in a kadai, add oil and fry chilies,tamarind and leaves for 2-3 mins. Once done grind it well. In a kadai, add oil, add mustard and hing, once done add the ground paste and saute well for 10-15mins. Let it cool and you can store it in the refrigerator for a week. Enjoy this tangy thokku with parathas, chapatis or rasam rice.

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Please do check other interesting accompaniment for Indian Breads under "South Indian Side Dishes"

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