Karuvepillai known as curry leaves plays a main role in south Indian cooking.It is rich in nutrients and has unique aroma & taste.Its a iron packed leaves and it prevent the hair from greying.In a TV show I heard a person saying ,a person from type2 diabetic heredity if eats this leaf in morning empty stomach,he may in future has very less chance to get diabetic.Try use this leaves more in ur cooking,for kids grind it in some means & give them.
- Curry leaves- 2 1\2 to 3 cups (loosely packed)
- Channa dal-1\2 cup
- Urad dal- 1\2 cup
- Jeera/cumin seeds-1 1\2 tsp
- Red chilli- 4
- Hing- 1 tsp
- Garlic- 3(optional)
1.Wash the leaves well and spread on a towel to dry.
4.In the same pan roast red chilli,cumin seeds,when roasted switch off& add hing powder ,salt & garlic(if using).
5.Cool everything and powder it in a blender/mixer.
6.Store in air tight container.
Mix this powder with steamed & a tsp of ghee,it would taste heavenly.
1.I powdered it to a coarse,you can make fine powder too.
2.I like garlic so I have added it ,if u don't prefer ignore it.
3.Add more chillies according to ur spice level.
4.If u prefer little tangy taste,u can use a small piece of tamarind & grind.