Thursday, October 27, 2011

Curry Leaves (Karuveppillai) Kozhambu

I have always wanted to add curry leaves in my diet but sometimes it gets dried so easily and gets wasted. So I am going to use this recipe to use the large amount of curry leaves whenever I buy them. I came across this recipe from a supplemental book of a Tamil magazine. Here is the recipe....

Curry Leaves - A bunch
Black Pepper- 2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 3/4 tsp
Red chilli - 2-3 (as per spice level)
Asefoetida - a pinch
Tamrind Paste - 1/2 tsp
Oil- 1tsp

- Fry pepper, cumin seeds, red chilli, asefoetida in oil till a pepper splutters.
- Remove it and grind it with tamarind paste and curry leaves till it is a smooth paste.
- Add a little water and boil the paste till it becomes a kozhambu.

As we all know, Curry leaf helps to keep our hair black and helps in hair fall control.


A Restless Mind With A Sensitive Heart! said...

That's a good idea to use curry leaves. Write about how this paste can be used in everyday cooking.



Ramy said...

U can add garlic to that kolambu..It will add taste.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Kuzhambu Luks yumm and Luv this healthy Curryleaves Kuzhambu

Varshu said...

@Restless Mind : Thank you for your interest. It will come up soon :)

@Ramy : Oh I dint know that. I will surely try it. Thank you :)

@My Kitchen Falvors: You are right. It is yummy. :)

S.V.SAIBABA said...

This is a very good recipe and we used to have this in our Menu very often. Thanks for sharing here for the benefit of others.

Varshu said...

@S.V.Saibaba: Thank you sir.

SprigBlossoms said...

Thanks for sharing this...definitely helpful :)

Madhu said...

varshu - awesome de. woooww.. I wanna try this tomorrow de. I told mom too :)Good way of using curry leaves which we normally dont eat when added raw..actually its of high medicinal value and good for health :)

Varshu said...

@Sprigblossoms: Thank you :)
@Madhu: Ya Madhu :) Very true :)

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