Curry Leaves Chutney – Karuveppilai Thogayal

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Curry leaf (Kadi patta) is extremely healthy especially for those who are having Anemia or gray hair. It is rich in Iron and is used a lot in south Indian dishes.

Here is the recipe for curry leaves chutney (Karuveppilai Thogayal)

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Wash curry leaves.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Red chili and tamarind.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Dry roast urad dal.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Heat oil and temper with mustard seeds. Add a pinch of asafoetida powder.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Add red chillies and tamarind and stir fry. You can add slightly more tamarind if you want. My tamarind is very sour so I am adding less.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Add the curry leaves and fry till the raw smell is gone. Sprinkle water if necessary.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Ingredients are ready to be ground.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Add salt and grind in a blender with as little water as possible.

Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

Enjoy with dosa / idli. It can also be mixed with rice. If mixing with rice, add a teaspoon of sesame (gingelly) oil to hot rice and mix (not mash). Then mix this chutney to the rice and eat with papad / vadagam.

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Curry leaf chutney Karuvepilai thogayal

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