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.




Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)

29 Comments

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  1. wow nice flavourful and healthy powder...

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

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  3. Super aromatic and comforting podi !

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  4. very healthy podi,nice clicks.

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  5. Healthy and flavourful podi...looks unique..

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  6. 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! :)

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

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

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  9. Very flavorful and fragrant powder

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

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  11. Awesome podi,love it at any time...

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

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

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

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  15. Lovely clicks...love this podi always..

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  16. Flavorful podi, love this.

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  17. nice post aruna.. thanks for sharing it..

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  18. this sounds so much flavourful....

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

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