ajwain tambli
coastal cooking ajwain tambli
Written by Jayashree
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Ajwain Tambli is tasty and healthy accompaniment from coastal cuisine. It tatses good with hot steamed rice.

In the coastal region as rice is the staple food, many varieties of accompaniments are served with rice. A wide range of tasty chutneys, tangy gojjus, healthy  tamblis of various kinds and not to mention their sambar and rasams which are made with fresh coconut are just too good. Ajwain tambli is not only tasty but also good for health.

Ajwain is also known as Ajowan caraway, bishop’s weed or carom. Both the leaf and the fruit are used by us. It has many medicinal properties.

ajwain tambli

ajwain tambli


Today’s recipe is a simple yet tasty dish known as  tambli. I have used the ajwain leaf here, which is good for health. It aids in digestion.




  • ajwain leaf 10
  • fresh coconut 2tbsp
  • cumin 1tsp
  • green chilly 1
  • oil 1tsp
  • ghee 1tsp
  • mustard seeds
  • asafoetida
  • turmeric powder
  • fresh curds 1 cup


  • In a small pan add a little quantity of ghee and roast the cumin seeds till golden in colour. Keep aside
  • In the same pan , roast the green chilly .
  • Wash and pat dry the ajwain leaves. Add ghee and the ajwain leaves. In a minute they will be done.
  • When cold grind all the  ingredients together with grated coconut.
  • Remove it in a bowl , add salt and curds to it.
  • Make seasoning and add to it.
  • Serve with hot rice.

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  1. Anu Nagaraja

    lovely recipe with coconut green chili and curds – all my favorites:)

    • jayashree

      Thankyou so much Anu

  2. satrntgr

    Yum, looks really good and good for you! Tweeted it! 🙂

    • jayashree

      Thankyou so much.

    • jayashree

      Thankyou so much Joannes

  3. FoodTrails

    This is a very useful recipe and with all the ingredients used here sounds delicious one too.. will try whenever I will get Ajwain leaves here.

  4. mayurisjikoni

    That’s an interesting recipe Jayashree. I’ve only used ajwain leaves either to make bhajia or for cold and cough. This chutney or tambli looks inviting. Would love to try it when I get some fresh ajwain leaves.

    • Hem lata srivastava

      I have ajwain plant in my garden and always thought what can be made with it .this is such a wonderful recipe.

  5. Jolly

    That’s a lovely recipe Jayashree. I’ve only used ajwain in my dishes but never used leaves. This ajwain tambli looks so inviting. Sound so healthy, would love to try it when I get some fresh ajwain leaves.


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Hello and Welcome to my blog! I am Jayashree from India. An enthusiastic blogger, with a zest for life.  I believe in living life to the fullest.

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