karuveppilai podi

Curry leaves podi, Karuveppilai Podi, Karivepaku Podi

Curry leaves powder/ Karuveppilai podi/ Karivepaku podi is an aromatic and flavorful condiment/ spice blend prepared with fresh curry leaves, lentils and spices. This aromatic powder not only adds taste to the food but also contains umpteen health benefits so adding it in our diet it very important. This is one such tastiest way too!! This podi tastes great with hot rice, Idli and dosa, so can be used on lazy days or lazy mornings. Homemade curry leaves podi/ Karuveppilai podi flavor and taste is unbeatable and you guys should really give it a try as it needs basic pantry friendly ingredients! Few years ago I posted recipe like this Curry leaves rice  dint think to add the podi recipe until now, glad I m doing it atleast now!! I will add a short snippet of its making soon!! By the way did you guys check yesterday’s post?? If not here it is Foxtail millet dosa (without rice) So let’s get the making of curry leaves podi!

karivepaku podi

Curry leaves podi, Karuveppilai Podi, Karivepaku Podi
Serves 6
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. Curry leaves/ Karuveppilai – 2 cups ( tightly packed)
  2. 2. Chana dal – 2 tbsp
  3. 3. Whole urad dal – 2 tbsp
  4. 4. Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  5. 5. Coriander seeds – 1½ tbsp
  6. 6. Tamarind – tiny piece
  7. 7. Dried red chili – 4 to 6 ( depending on spice level)
  8. 8. Salt – to taste
  9. 9. Oil – 1 tsp
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan add urad dal, channa dal, coriander seeds, dry red chilli, cumin seeds/ jeera. Roast until aromatic then add curry leaves (wash and pat dried well) and tamarind. Saute until the raw flavor goes. Put off the flame when the curry leaves turn crispy.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool down and transfer it to a blender , add required salt and grind it into fine powder. This curry leaves powder/ Karuveppilai podi can be served with hot rice, idli and dosa. This podi can be stored in air tight container for a week or 10 days.
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How to make Curry leaves powder with step by step images


  1. Heat oil in a pan add urad dal, channa dal, coriander seeds, dry red chilli, cumin seeds/ jeera. Roast until aromatic then add curry leaves (washed and pat dried) and tamarind. Saute until the raw flavor goes. Put off the flame when the curry leaves turn crispy.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool down and transfer it to a blender, add required salt and grind it into fine powder. This curry leaves powder/ Karuveppilai podi can be served with hot rice, idli and dosa. This podi can be stored in air tight container for a week or upto 10 days.
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