Curry leaves chutney . .healthy bi .. tasty bi … !!
Is there any South Indian Cuisine that does not use Curry leaves in its tadka / tempering? If you ask any South Indian list of tempering ingredients even in their sleep they ‘l not miss these aromatic curry leaves. Its known as ” Karibevu Soppu ” in Kannada .These leaves infuse their wonderful flavor to any dish they touch and make their presence felt. In spite of being a key seasoning ingredient in South Indian food, it is most often discarded while eating. The net result is, nutrient rich herb that is so good for health, never gets eaten. Curry leaves has many health benefits like they arrest premature graying of hair ,prevents hair loss, helps in digestion, control diabetes, lowers cholesterol and weight . What do they help in reducing weight? I’m sure this sentence might have prompted many people quickly make a note of the recipe…
Today i bring to you a recipe where curry leaves is the hero, ingesting all its good qualities into the dish. And taste wise curry leaves chutney is just yummm. They are just perfect to add that zing to any bland food. If you are looking for a spicy addition or accompaniment to a meal then this is it. The plus side is you could even eat it as a main course if you are not up to it to cook a full meal. All you have to do is mix it into some hot rice and a little ghee or coconut oil and wow, you have one delicious meal to savoir!
It is quiet simple to make and the best part is that you can store it in refrigerator for minimum 1 month. This recipe I think my mom learnt from her MIL who in turn learnt from her daughters MIL…Passing you all recipe of vintage traditional South Indian style Curry leaves Chutney.. Those who are short of time, these chutneys are saviors!