Sep 21, 2013

Karuveppilai thuvayal recipe - How to make curry leaves chutney!

        I had never tasted this chutney before. My hubby has had it before and he asked me to make it as it is very tasty.I found the recipe in a few tamil cookbooks.This chutney has such a wonderful aroma. Even while making the chutney, the aroma was so tempting.
       Do try this very flavourful and aromatic chutney! I am sure you will love it!!
curry leaves chutney recipe

Curry leaves-2 cups
Ginger-1 small piece  chopped
Whole pepper-1tsp
Udid dal- 1 tbsp
Dried red chillies-2-3 nos
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Sesame oil- 1tbsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Tamarind- 1 small piece

Remove the curry leaves from the stem.
Wash them properly and pat dry them.
Place the tamarind in a small cup(50-60ml) of hot water.
Squeeze out the pulp and discard the rest.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add the mustard seeds
When it crackles,add udid dal and asafoetida.
Add dried red chillies and whole pepper.
Saute for a minute.
Remove them on a plate.
In the same pan, add some ginger.
Saute and add the curry leaves.
Saute for 2-3 minutes till it wilts and softens slightly.
Allow it to cool.
Add the tamarind pulp.
Grind it to a smooth paste.
karuveppilai thuvayal recipe
Serve with rice,chapatis,idlis or dosais.
Store in a container.
You can refrigerate for around 1-2 weeks.


Shama Nagarajan said...

healthy and tasty chutney

Supriya Nair said...

Nice chutney. A different recipe for me to learn. We make it a bit differently at home. But loved your version.

Dipti Joshi said...

Very healthy and nutritious chutney recipe!

Manjula Bharath said...

I love this healthy and yummy thovayal a lot :) looks super yummy and tempting dear :) very very well explained !!

Radha Natarajan said...

lovely pics, great healthy recipe well explained.

divya said...

wow this is awesome and beautiful pic and presentation.....

Arjunan Akilandeswari said...

Yummy thuvayal and clear presentation

Veena Theagarajan said...

healthy chutney.. tempting presentation

Navin Mishra said...

great healthy recipe well explained.

Navin Mishra said...

great healthy recipe well explained.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

My fav thogayal ,amma makes this often...yummy!

Priya Suresh said...

Love this thogayal very much, a prefect side for curd rice..delicious.

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