Pathiya Karuvepillai podi

Curry Leaves powder or karivepillai podi is a dry version of the curry leaves thogayal. It has a lot of health benefits.  Usually amma makes this with channa dhal and urad dhal.  This version contains toor dhal in it. I learnt this version from my perima.  Since it contains pepper and cumin seeds, it helps in digestion. Thank you perima!!!!



Curry leaves – A bunch

Toor dhal – 3/4 cup

Black peppercorns – 3 tbsp

Cumin seeds – 3 tbsp

Red chilli – 1 No

Salt – To taste

Asafoetida – A pinch


  • Measure all the ingredients and keep separately.
  • Fry all the ingredients to golden brown one by one.
  • Allow the ingredients to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Later grind the roasted ingredients in the mixie.
  • Curry leaves powder is ready.

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