Monday, November 2, 2009

Brahmi Chutney

Brahmi Chutney and Pesarattu
Ingredients for Brahmi chutney:
1 cup packed fresh brahmi leaves (ondelga in kannada, ekpaani in konkani)
Grated coconut - about 2 fistful
tamarind - small piece
Green chillies - 2
salt to taste

Method:
Grind together all the above ingredients with just enough water to get the desired consistency of the chutney. Serve it with piping hot dosa.
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I made this chutney to go with moong dosa (pesarattu) I followed Indira's recipe from her blog Mahanandi. This is the 3rd time I'm making pesarattu, it's a hit recipe at home :) Thanks Indira.

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An Award:
Sushma Mallya of Authentic food delights has passed on a beautiful award..psssssssssst verrrrry long back, Sorry for putting it up late dear :) Thanks a ton ...it feels great to be appreciated:)

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Tulsi puja at our new home:

Have a great week ahead!
TC



Updated: For more info on brahmi click here

34 comments:

Renu said...

this is a new recipe for me...wonder I 'll get brahmi in the US?

Sarah Naveen said...

Congrats on the award...
this chutney is new to me...Sounds interesting and looks yummy!!!

Priya said...

Definitely a new chutney..looks yum!

Cham said...

U do the puja with the tulsi plant? Tasty chutney!

Gulmohar said...

That's new to me..Congrats on your new house :-)

Uma said...

never heard of this chutney. looks yum!! Nice puja place you have... Congrats on the awards.

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Brahmi chutney looks absolutely delicious, congrats on your award. Your pooja room looks so beautiful.

Prathibha said...

Never had bramhi..must be very aromatic

Sushma Mallya said...

New chutney ...but seems to be delicous...Thats a lovely pooja room at ur place...really nicely decorated it too..

sowmya.s said...

good one and healthy too..

Sush said...

Lady.., your tulsi pooja photo looks soo divine. I envy you for celebrating it soo well :p
Brahmi is my fav leafy vegetable. I love brahmi chutney.., never tried preparing it using tamarind. I normally add curd while preparing this.., will try with tamarind once. Also, congrats for your awards..

Indrani said...

That's a beautiful place for Puja...where did u get Brahmi? Su...

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Very new to me Brahmi chutney!! Sounds good!

And your pooja room looks so divinely! You have arranged neatly!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

congrats on new place... Pooja room looks beautiful... Heavenly indeed...
Lovely dish too...

Malar Gandhi said...

Its hard to find here...but made them couple of time, When I visited home...healthy one, right.

Pooja spread looks divine. and congrats on the awards.

Shri said...

This is new to me!What are these leaves?Lovely puja shelf!

SE(Denufood) said...

hi Suparna...thanks for stopping by at my blog..and you have got such a wonderful blog ..loved the design..and congrats on your awards..

K said...

Hey Suparna, I too was going to post something with Brahmi soon:) I just love this one. We as kids were told to eat it to become intelligent:)

Nice pic of your Pooja.

Sangeetha Subhash said...

Chutney looks yummy and its new recipe to me..Pooja room looks so beautiful and well decorated..:)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Pooja looks so graceful dear. Brahmi chutney seems very creative and good for the kids. Nice combo too.

kitchen queen said...

could u explain what are brahmi leaves and where u get them. the chutney looks nice

Superchef said...

isnt brahmi an ayurvedic medicinal ingredient?? i wonder where we can get that here in the US. Love your pooja room, that mandapam gives it a very serene feel!

♥♥♥Ria♥♥♥ said...

Congratulations on the new house and the award!

I have never had Brahmi chutney, but have heard a lot about Brahmi Rich -- It is consumed to increase memory power :)

my kitchen said...

Pooja room looks divine,Brahmi chutney very good for memory power.good one

Vrinda said...

Nice herbal chutney and new to me...Congrats on ur awards..

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Brahmi chutney is so new to me, i don't think i can get brahmi leaves, will try this chutney once i'm back to India. Pesarattu is my family's favorite!

Babli said...

Heartiest congratulations to you for your award.
Chutney looks yummy and tasty.
Your pooja room is very beautiful and nicely decorated.

Sudeshna said...

This is an unique chutney recipe :). Thanks for sharing.

kaipakkuvam said...

congrats on the award and Tulasi pooja looks divine.

Parita said...

I didnt know we could eat brahmi?
My aunt uses brahmi when making hair oil at home...this chutney is something very new and interesting, thanks a lot for sharing and congratulations on your award dear :-)

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Nice and different chutney recipe. Looks so good. Ur new pooja place looks so divine.

Abhilash Pillai said...

Thanks for the comments suparna.

The chutney is new to me, I never tried brahmi.

I will have to find where I get brahmi leaves in Cochin and them might be I can try...

You recipe appears delicious, no doubt why your family love it.

Pravs said...

Never thought of cooking with brahmi. this is cool. Must be a really healthy chutney.

Soma said...

Never heard of making chutney with these leaves, i thought they were used only in ayurvedic meds!!

Soma(www.ecurry.com)