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Curry leaves powder recipe

(South indian recipe)


curry leaves powder, karivepaku podi,

Curry leaves powder ingredients:

  • 1 cup curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup urad dhal
  • 1/4 cup channa dhal
  • 4 red chillies or to taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns
  • 3 garlic flakes
  • salt to taste

curry leaves powder, curry leaves powder recipe

Curry leaves powder preparation:

  • Heat a pan and add urad dhal and channa dhal.
  • Fry them on low heat till they turn golden brown colour.
  • Keep stiring them around continuously.
  • Remove from pan and keep aside.
  • Now add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fenugreek, peppercorns and curry leaves and roast for 3 mins.
  • Remove from flame and keep aside.
  • Finally add dried curry leaves and and fry for 2 mins or they turn into crisp.
  • Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • Allow all the roasted ingredients to cool for 10 mins.
  • Grind cumin seeds, coriander seeds, red chillies, garlic flakes, fenugreek and peppercorns first.
  • Then add urad dhal, channa dhal, salt and again grind coarsely.
  • Finally add curry leaves and grind it to a powder.
  • Finally adjust salt and serve with white rice and ghee.
  • Store this powder in an air tight container and use as required.
  • This will keep fresh for months in an air tight container.


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