CURRY LEAVES POWDER | KARUVEPPILAI PODI
CURRY LEAVES POWDER - This aromatic and protein rich powder is prepared with fresh curry leaves, the essential part of indian cookery used mostly in South Indian cuisines. This flavorful powder can be stored for a month or two . Serve it with crispy dosa, idli or simply have it with hot steaming rice along with a dollop of ghee.
For this recipe you need
- 1 cup of fresh curry leaves
- 1/2 tsp. of black pepper
- 1/2 tsp. of thuvar dal
- 1/4 cup of urad dal
- 3 - 4 red chillies
- A pinch of asafoetida
Discard the curry leaves from the stem, wash and dry it well.
In a heavy bottomed pan,dry roast the curry leaves until they turn crispy, be careful not to burn them and retain their colour.
Heat a tsp. of oil, fry the red chillies and keep it aside
Now add urad dal, thuvar dal, black pepper and fry until the dal's turn slightly brown. Remove it from heat and allow it to cool.
Transfer the ingredients to the blender,add asafoetida,salt and grind it to a fine or coarse powder. Store it in an airtight container.
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