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Quick Cilantro chutney

June 15, 2019
Author Notes

Quick cilantro chutney is pure flavor, no embellishments. Just grind cilantro, ginger, chile peppers and lime juice together into a fine paste. Slightly runny, this chutney is perfect as a topping sauce over grain bowls, your morning eggs, savory oatmeal and beans of any kind. —Annada Rathi

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Makes 1/2 cup
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon peeled, grated ginger
  • 2 pieces thai chile peppers destemmed
  • 3 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe
  1. Untie the bunch of cilantro. Wash thoroughly. Pick the leaves and the top, delicate part of the stem. Use the lower stems for a broth.
  2. Combine the cilantro leaves and top stems, peppers, salt, lime juice, ginger and blend fine. Feel free to add a teaspoon or two of water to facilitate blending.
  3. Store in a clean glass bottle in a refrigerator. It will last for 2-3 weeks.

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Annada Rathi

Recipe by: Annada Rathi

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