Is there any South Indian Cuisine that does not use Curry leaves in its tempering? These leaves infuse a wonderful flavor to any dish they touch and make their presence felt. In spite of being a key seasoning ingredient it is most often discarded while eating .Result , nutrient rich herb that is so good for health,never gets eaten.Today i bring to you a recipe where curry leaves is the hero.. That’s “Curry Leaves Chutney Powder / Karibevu Soppina pudi / Karuvepillai Podi“. This chutney pudi ensures that you actually ingest all the good qualities of the curry leaf enjoying its taste equally..
Curry leaves has many health benefits like they help in reducing hair loss n premature graying of hair, helps in digestion, reduces acidity and indigestion,control diabetes,lowers cholesterol etc.Curry leaves powder are also given to newly delivered lactating mothers in some parts of India,considering the health benefits it has. Hey did i say it helps in weight loss too ? Yes , Incorporating curry leaves powder in the daily diet will help in losing weight by taking out fat and and many other toxins from the body.
Making Curry leaves chutney powder is very easy .Make it once and relish it for next few months.They can be served along with steaming hot idlis, dosas, curd rice, plain steaming hot rice+ghee/oil etc. I sometimes add a tablespoon of this to any vegetable or curries too to enhance taste and flavor.These type of spice powders come very handy when you are lazy to cook or running out of time.We can also make yummy curry leaves rice using this.I’m sure reading all these many people are prompted to try this soon…So here goes the recipe…
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