Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Monday, November 10, 2014

karivepaku karam podi - karivepillai podi recipe - curryleaves powder

Karivepaku  Podumu/Podi Goes well with hot rice, with a dollop of Ghee.it also goes well with idli, dosa and uttapam's. We usually add sesame  oil, with this podi. Health benefits of curry leaves are more. It Protects your liver from damage.Keeps your blood sugar levels under check,fights diabetes.Lowers cholesterol and protects you from heart disease.It is  great to stop hair fall, premature greying of the hair and accelerate hair growth.Now we learn to make healthy and spicy curry leaves powder.


Karivepaku Karam Podi

 Prep Time : 10 min. 
 Cook Time :  15   minutes.
 Recipe Category:Lunch

Yield  :  1 cup.
Recipe Cuisine:Indian


Curry leaves - 2 cup.(tightly packed).
urad dal - 1/4 cup.
Channa dal - 1/4 cup.
cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Pepper Corns - 1 tsp.
salt - as needed.
tamarind - Goosebery size.
Red chillies - 15.


Wash the curry leaves, and drain it in a colander. Then spread the  washed curry leaves in cloth at shade,  and let it dry, till the moisture in it, goes off.


  •  Dry roast cumin seeds and pepper corns in a kadai, till you get nice aroma(Smell).

  • Dry roast urad dal and chanadal, till you get nice aroma from the dal's, and also it lightly turns golden brown.
  • Dry roast Red chillies for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Dry roast, curry leaves till it is crisp. if you crush in hands it should break.do not burn.

  • Dry roast the tamarind, till the moisture in it goes off.
  • Dry grind everything,  in a mixie or blender to a fine Powder with required salt.

  • Store it in a air tight container.


Unknown said...

The aroma of curry leaves ...are just lovely and adorable

சாரதா சமையல் said...

karivepillai podi parkkavay supera irukku.

Sundari Nathan said...

yummy and very handy podi!!