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November 13, 2009

Karuveppilai Podi / Curry Leaves Powder Recipe

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I learnt this podi recipe from my MIL..She makes the best thogayals and podis . We have this podi with idli/ dosa and  plain rice topped with sesame oil.. Its a healthy and delicious podi variety.

curry leaves podi

Ingredients :
  • Curry leaves – 1 bunch (1 cup)
  • Red chilly – 2-3 nos
  • Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal (round) – 2 tbsp ( or u can add 1 tbsp of urad and  1 tbsp of channa dal )
  • Hing / Asafetida – 2 pinches
  • Salt – to taste
Method :
  • Heat a kadai with a tbsp of oil and add the red chilly, urad dal, pepper corns and hing.
  • Roast till the dal changes to golden brown color.
  • Transfer the roasted ingredients to a plate.switch off the flame.
  • In the same hot kadai , add the curry leaves and toss it well.(fire off!!)
  • Leave it for sometime.. the curry leaves become crispy.
  • Finally grind everything to a fine /a bit coarse powder by adding the required salt. ( i always grind a bit coarse)
Serve with idly / dosa or mix with plain rice by adding sesame oil.



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40 comments :

  1. Wow,a vibrant picture of curry leaves podi,amma made when she came here,i took picture too its still in my drafts ;)

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  2. amazing colour for this kariveppilai podi; I 'm going to try this with channa and urad dhal together;

    I have never known that these trees produce fruits (nice information)!!

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  3. and congratulations for all these awards and enjoy!!!!!!

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  4. பொடி பார்க்க பச்சை பசலென்று சூப்பராக இருக்கு.

    விருது பெற்றமைக்கு வாழ்த்துக்கள்!!

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  5. Congrats on your award and delicious podi

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  6. Thanks for ur sweet , quick comments :)

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  7. Chitra, romba azhagaana green colour to your podi. Mine is always darker.
    Congratulations on the awards.

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  8. The brilliant green color of the podi itlsef tell us how tasty it shud be!! Congrats on all your awards dear!! :)

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  9. Curryleaf podi is new to me...Gorgeous color...

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  10. congrats on all ur awards dear......podi looks yumm....nice color too, mine turns dark...next time will fallow ur method.

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  11. Congrats on all ur awards!!!

    Lovely podi recipe....new to me.

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  12. hi,
    congrats on ur awards:p I too had made the curry leaves podi, it's def.. a must keep recipe :)

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  13. Curry leaves podi looks prefect Chitra..

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  14. Looks good and I can consume a dozen of dosa with these podi anytime of the day whenever I feel like..:)

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  15. Congrats on ur awards.... u deserve more than that... Blogfares!!! of course.... I will......

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

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  16. What a pretty color! I love curry leaves podi!

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  17. Superb color! I have always liked podis of all sorts :-). Congrats on the awards

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  18. Nice healthy podi...love the vibrant color :)

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  19. yummy color of the podi...
    Nice post...
    congrats on the awards...

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  20. Podi looks delicious and exellent click dear....Congrats on ur awards.

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  21. What a colour,even my mil also keeps this in stock and we always mix a spoon of this daily in daily meal.
    Thanks for the information abt the curry leaf,i made my daughter,(who always takes out the curry leaf from the food served,) to read this and now she felt the importance of the leaf.
    Congrats on ur award.

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  22. My all time fav. Looks healthy & pretty!

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  23. pls see this link

    http://sashiga.blogspot.com/2009/11/blog-post_14.html

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  24. Gorgeous color! congrats on all your awards :-)

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  25. It looks really nice... the podi is amazing.

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  26. Looks good!I love this except that the curry leaves are way too expensive here in the States.

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  27. The chutney powder looks very refreshing! :)

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  28. mmm. I can smell the podi from the picture. looks sooo tempting Chitra. Yummy :) Congrats on all those awards.

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  29. kariveppilai podi looks awesome Chitra. What an inviting color!

    Congrats on all ur awards dear:)

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  30. Nice green color, looks tempting and congrats on your awards.
    Thanks for trying the tomato peas gravy. I'm glad u liked it.

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  31. Healthy podi and also yummy ...love to have with idli/ dosas and congrats on all your awards :)

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  32. Oh u made me nostalgic...my mom used to make these often...now she couriers it to me.This is a great podi!!!!Yours look so goooooood!

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  33. Karivepilai podi's color looks great, mine always tend to become bit light...seems like ur MIL also a great cook, in the family:) Nice recipe + picture, dear.

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  34. Podis are so good at adding an unbelievable flavour to a meal.

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  35. Hi chitra,

    Lovely podi dear

    Congrats on ur awards!!!!!!!

    Kindly pick up the award from my blog dear

    with luv,
    ArunaManikandan

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  36. What a beautiful colour - i love kariveppilai podi.

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  37. Healthy & yummy one.My aunty will prepare this for me,looks good

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  38. Congrats on ur Awards,keep rocking

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