The term chutney comes from the East Indian “chatni “, meaning “strongly spiced”.It is described as a condiment which usually consists of a mix of chopped fruits or vegetables, tamarind, spices and sugar added occasionally to be cooked into a chunky spread.
Coriander and its use in cooking
Coriander is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as Chinese parsley.All parts of the plant are edible , but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking.
Cilantro Poha/Kothumali Aval Upma
Cilantro/Coriander Poha : An easy,light, quick to prepare family friendly breakfast dish in most South Indian homes. It is gluten free and loaded with the health benefits that cilantro/coriander/kothumalli herb has to offer. Made with flattened rice flakes, enriched by coriander leaves and toasted peanuts it is a healthy evening snack , when eaten with a cup of hot steaming coffee.