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Monday, July 9, 2012

KARIVEPPILAI PODI / CURRY LEAVES POWDER




INGREDIENTS:

Dried curry leaves – 3 cups(tightly packed)

To dry roast:
Toor dhal - 3/4 cup
Urad dhal - 1/4 cup
Black pepper - 1 tablespoon
Dry red chillies - 5 or 6
Salt (as per taste) 


METHOD:

Wash well and pat dry the curry leaves. Take a fistful and micro-high for 1 minute. Transfer it to another plate. Repeat the procedure with all the leaves. Dry roast the given ingredients till golden brown. Add salt, dried curry leaves and dry grind in a mixie to a fine powder. Store in an air-tight container. Mix with hot rice, ghee and gingelly oil.

Alternatively, instead of microwaving till dry, you can also heat half a spoon of oil and fry the curry leaves till crisp.

19 comments:

  1. flavourful and yummy curry leaves powder.

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  2. full of flavor.. like it..

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  3. My favourite podi with hot rice and ghee.Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Flavorful and healthy podi,thanks for sharing.

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  5. Nice podi..love to eat it with rice!

    Cheers!
    Vani

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  6. very healthy podi....I love this podi and my mom used to make this :)

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  7. Quick processing of the fresh karuvaeppilai in the micro wave is a good idea. Oru spoon podi+ nalla manamaana nei in steaming hot rice....just imaging that makes me drool!

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  8. Love this podi simply with hot steaming rice..

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  9. Nice and healthy podi,love to have it with rice topped with a dash of ghee.

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  10. Loved using the microwave idea and the recipe too.

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  11. Flavorful and healthy.loved this podi.will surely try this..

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  12. Wish i could have some podi. I love this flavorful podi

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  13. I always had doubt about drying curry leaves and now it is cleared..thank you so much..

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  14. Completely good for health on all basis. Fantastic.

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  15. I'm just craving for this podi.. I was thinking of making it this morning .. It's a flavorful share.

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  16. Made this. Very nice. Thank you

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