Curry leaves powder/karivepaku podi Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Curry leaves powder, also known as karivepaku podi, is a flavorful and aromatic spice blend made from dried curry leaves. It is a popular condiment in South Indian cuisine and adds a unique taste to various dishes. The powder is made by roasting curry leaves along with other spices and grinding them into a fine powder. It can be used as a seasoning for rice, idli, dosa, and curries, or as a flavor enhancer in chutneys and marinades. This homemade powder is easy to make and can be stored for a long time.

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Curry leaves powder/karivepaku podi

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Ingredients for Curry leaves powder/karivepaku podi Recipe

  • 1/5 cup Curry Leaves
  • 1/5 tablespoon Urad Dal
  • 1/5 tablespoon Chana Dal
  • 0.45 Ed Red Chilies
  • 1/10 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Curry Leaves Powder/karivepaku Podi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and dry curry leaves thoroughly.
  • STEP 2.Heat a pan and dry roast the curry leaves until they turn crispy and fragrant.
  • STEP 3.In the same pan, dry roast other spices like urad dal, chana dal, red chilies, and cumin seeds until they turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Allow all the roasted ingredients to cool down completely.
  • STEP 5.Grind the roasted curry leaves and spices into a fine powder using a blender or spice grinder.
  • STEP 6.Store the curry leaves powder in an airtight container and use it as needed.
  • STEP 7.To serve, sprinkle the powder on rice, idli, dosa, or any other dish for added flavor.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to wash and dry the curry leaves thoroughly to remove any dirt or moisture.
  • Roast the curry leaves and spices on low heat to prevent burning and ensure even browning.
  • You can adjust the spiciness of the powder by adding more or fewer red chilies.
  • For a variation, you can also add roasted peanuts or sesame seeds to the powder for extra crunch and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the curry leaves powder in an airtight container in a cool and dry place.
  • It can be stored for up to 2-3 months.
  • Serve the powder as a condiment or seasoning for various South Indian dishes.
  • You can also mix it with oil or ghee to make a flavorful paste for marinating meats or vegetables.
calories per serving
2 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp