Sunday, November 6, 2011

Curry leaves powder (Karuveppillai Podi)

This is a link to my previous post of Curry Leaves (Karuveppilai) Kozhambu. This is a way to use Curry leaves for regular day-to-day use. This is spicy, yummy and can be mixed with rice or can be a side dish to Idli, Dosa or anything you like.



Ingredients:
Curry Leaves - a bunch
Urad dhal -1/2 cup
Chenna dhal - 2 tsp
Red chilli - 2 to 3
Garlic - 1 clove
Salt - per taste

Procedure:
- Roast the curry leaves in a tava, till the raw smell goes. Be careful not to burn them.
- Remove and grind it to fine powder.
- Roast the Dhals and chilli in the tava till color changes a little to brown and remove it to cool.
- Grind this along with curry leaf powder adding salt to it. Make it into to coarse or a smooth mixture as per your choice. A coarse mixture will be easy to intake as it wont create cough.
- Cut the garlic into pieces and grind it to the mixture. 
- Curry leaves powder is ready. 

Note: As per previous request I have added garlic to this. Thank you Ramy.

The leaves of the curry plant is used in indigenous medicine as a tonic, stimulant and antiflatulent.



Hope you Like it!!




4 comments:

S.V.SAIBABA said...

Thanks for the recipe of such an useful dish which takes care of our health.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Very day-today useful healthy chutney podi.Yumm.

Varshu said...

@S.V.Saibaba: Thank you :)
@My kitchen flavors: Thank u :) I love it too :)

Sampath said...

Very nice article..Very informative..Ty for tips
all d best wishes. :)
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