Thursday, February 25, 2010

Karuvepallai Podi / Curry Leaves Powder


Ingredients:
Curry Leaves 1 big bunch
Urad Dal - 2 Tblsps
Chana dal -1 Tblsp
Black Pepper corns - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies - 10-12
Salt as required
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Jeera 2-3 tsps (optional)
Dry roast :
Urad Dal, Chana Dal.Pepper corns, Dry red chillies.
Method:
Take all the Curry leaves wash nicely and keep in a microwave bowl and heat for 7 minutes.
the leaves will become crisp.
Now take a dry grinder and make a coarse powder by adding roasted chana dal, Urad dal, pepper and red chillies and the curry leaves little by little and also add the Jeera while powdering.
Now after the curry leaves powder is ready, put it in a bowl and mix with salt and hing nicely.
The karuvepallai podi is ready to be had with hot rice with little dollops of ghee.
This powder is very tasty and healthy and can also be added to curries for extra flavour which will give a good taste.For eg: Brinjals,raw plaintain, bhindi curries etc.

33 comments:

  1. Looks real spicy n yum dear.. I love to have it with hot hot rice, ghee and sutta appalam!! Mmmm....

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  2. this is new to me...and i would love to experiement one day this recipe of urs :)

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  3. Beautiful chutney powder, lovely with rice and ghee I bet.

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  4. My favourite podi..would taste heaven when had with hot rice and ghee..

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  5. would taste great with hot rice, papaddam and ghee..mmm I am already drooling..

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  6. i never tasted this podi,sounds so healthy...

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  7. I can smell the extra or added flavor in your cuisine...... with a dash of passion..... KUDOS!!!

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  8. its high time i make this..i just love the curry leaves in my cooking !

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  9. Nifty..and when there are no fresh curry leaves available add a spoon of this.. very nice. Thank you!

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  10. I have never tasted this ... looks great and a good substitue to fresh curry leaves.

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  11. Hey....thanks for the tip...this is something I can surely do!

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  12. this is such a nice powder. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. By seeing the pic i can think of podi rice with lots of ghee in mid night.Easy recipe
    Love
    Subhashini

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  14. Healthy podi!! sounds great..thanks for sharing!

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  15. never tried at home..but had at my friends house...it was really gud...thank u for sharing will try it soon

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  16. Wat a flavourful and healthy podi..

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  17. Great idea dear....Looks aromatic and yummy.....

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  18. I too love this podi dear..tastes so good and flavorful :)

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  19. wow...looks so nice, never seeen before..must try..:-))

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  20. I have started making this Curry Podi followin my Husband's sudden cravings for something South Indian :-) and to be very specific we not only love but now cant run the kitchen without this. perfect recipe.

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  21. Wow, this is new to me. I do love fresh curry leaves and include them in my cooking. But never thought we cd make it into a Powder. I'm sure must taste awesome and will definately enhance the flavor of curries..

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  22. I happened to see karuveppilai chutney in jayashree's place and now the healthy Podi here!..
    Nice recipe!

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  23. Curry leaves powder looks yum !

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  24. Thanks for sharing.. indeed v healthy!!

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  25. Wish you and your family a very Happy Holi.
    Curry leaves powder is absolutely new for me. Looks spicy and yummy.

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  26. Aromatic and healthy podi!!! Love the color goes well with steaming rice and ghee!!1

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  27. curry leaf powder is my favorite. Thanks for posting your version of the recipe. Love it :-)

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