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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

CURRY LEAVES POWDER | KARUVEPPILAI PODI

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
  • Salt
  • Oil

Preparation

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.




29 comments:

Ruxana Gafoor said...

wow nice flavourful and healthy powder...

Wer SAHM said...

My all time stock up podi ...such a wonderful clicks and healthy podi....

Chandrani Banerjee said...

Very useful podi.

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy and inviting dear

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Very helpful post :)
Love your clicks too !!!
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Punjabi Rajmah Curry

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Super aromatic and comforting podi !

Meena Selvakumaran said...

very healthy podi,nice clicks.

Saranya Balaji said...

Healthy and flavourful podi...looks unique..

Charul @ Tadka Masala said...

while my cousins used to take out curry leaves from all the dishes, i was the one who used to love them.. this is such a perfect recipe for me! :)

Shanavi said...

healthy n flavourful podi

Nilu A said...

Useful post Aruna.. Love this super flavourful and delectable podi :-)

Asiya Omar said...

healthy podi aruna....

CHITRA said...

We too make it for rice .,looks so nice :)

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Very flavorful and fragrant powder

Suja Md said...

Very healthy and rich in iron content podi making at home is really worthfull!!

Premas Culinary said...

Awesome podi,love it at any time...

S.Menaga said...

Flavourful n healthy podi!!

Nithya Naveen said...

Healthy iron rich powder..

Bhawna Bagri said...

lovely and healthy podi....very nice clicks...

Shanthi said...

Simple and yummy powder...

Nabanita Das said...

What a flavorful podi powder... thanks for sharing.

Priya Suresh said...

Just love this flavourful podi,just need some rice to enjoy with.

Sowmya Madhavan said...

Lovely clicks...love this podi always..

Ms.Chitchat said...

Yummy podi, healthy too.

Sona S said...

Flavorful podi, love this.

PT said...

nice post aruna.. thanks for sharing it..

Arthy Suman said...

hmm nice aroma...

sushmita pandit said...

this sounds so much flavourful....

kumars kitchen said...

this is such an important ingredient at home, just perfectly made podi,thanks for sharing :-)