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Spicy curry leaves powder Recipe

Spicy curry leaves powder is a popular Indian Side dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 24 March, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Grind Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 4 cups - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup - Black gram
  • 2 tbsp - Bengal Gram
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 8 - Whole Red Chillies (dry)
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1 or 2 tsp - Oil
  • Salt as required
  • How to Make Spicy curry leaves powder:

    1. Wash curry leaves well and spread on a newspaper for some time until the water dries out.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and add red chillies, urad dal, channa dal and saute well until the dals change colour. Transfer to a plate.
    3. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves to the same pan and saute well for some time.
    4. Transfer the contents to a different plate.
    5. Allow it to cool down.
    6. Add dals to the blender first and blend into a powder.
    7. To this add red chillies and grind again.
    8. Finally add the curry leaves mixture and salt and run the blender until the contents are powdered.
    9. Transfer the powder to an airtight jar and enjoy with rice and a dollop of ghee.
    10. This powder can be stored for many days.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Uma Priya


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