September 23, 2016

Curry Leaf | Karuvepillai Powder for Rice !!!


Curry leaf podi is one among the powders staple in my kitchen.  They come in very handy during the busy / lazy days.  Sprinkle some curry leaf podi over hot rice and a dash of ghee with some appalam makes my meal awesome.  


Ingredients :
  1. Curry leaves - 2 cups
  2. Pottu kadalai / Roasted gram - 3/4 cup
  3. Urad dal - 2 tbsp
  4. Dry coconut - 2 tbsp
  5. Red chilly - 4 nos
  6. Salt
  7. Tamarind - lemon sized
  8. Asafoetida - a pinch

How to cook :
  • Wash & drain the curry leaves and then dry them on a kitchen towel until the moisture is absorbed.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients till light brown in color. Finally add the dry coconut & toss for couple of min. Switch off the heat.

  • Allow the mixture to cool.
  • Grind them to a fine powder.

Enjoy with steamed rice.

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