Green Paste


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This spicy and thick Green Paste adds a wonderful flavour to curries and pulaos. It has a striking flavour of coriander and mint, balanced by the team work of poha and grated coconut. This innovative twist reduces the amount of coconut used and totally removes peanut from the scene, thereby reducing the calorie count of this exciting paste.

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Green Paste recipe - How to make Green Paste

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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2 cups chopped coriander (dhania)
1/4 cup mint leaves (phudina)
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 tbsp thick beaten rice (poha) , soaked
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
  1. Combine all the ingredients along with approx. 4 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste.
  2. Store refrigerated till use. You can also make large batch of this paste and freeze it upto 3 months.

Nutrient values per tablespoon
Energy 8 kcal
Protein 0.2 gm
Carbohydrate 0.9 gm
Fat 0.4 gm
Fibre 0.2 gm
Vitamin A 256.3 mcg
Iron 0.2 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Zero Oil Dal & ChawalBuy this cookbook

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Green Paste
 on 10 Feb 15 03:59 PM

This green paste looks like green chutney, but it tastes really different. coriander and mint leaves is always a great combo. This paste has a real good taste which is also used in kadhis and other recipes to enhance the taste..
Green Paste
 on 22 Nov 12 09:41 AM

Taste like chutney. Zero oil.