cilantro pesto recipe with almonds
Cilantro Pesto Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Quick and easy pesto sauce recipe made with fresh cilantro leaves, onions and chilies.

Course: sauce
Cuisine: world
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 358 kcal
Ingredients (1 cup=250 ml)
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 2 tablepoons walnuts optional
  • 1.5 cups cilantro leaves tightly packed
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 green chilies
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  1. Dry roast almonds in a hot skillet or tava for 3-4 minutes. Let cool
  2. Transfer to a mixer or blender jar or food processor. Blend along with roughly chopped coriander leaves, onions, chilies and salt. Finally add olive oil and blend again.
  3. Store cilantro pesto in clean jar and use a s required.