Karuveppilai Chutney Recipe (A Healthy Curry Leaves Chutney)

Archana Doshi
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Karuveppilai Chutney Recipe (A Healthy Curry Leaves Chutney)

Karuveppilai also known as Curry Leaves makes a delicious chutney is very popular in the south indian homes. Karuveppilai Chutney recipe we traditionally mix it along with hot rice and sesame oil and savor this delicious chutney. Curry leaves are also very rich in nutrients and said to have many medicinal benefits.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chutney recipes such as

  1. Capsicum Chutney
  2. Mysore Chutney
  3. Tomato Garlic Chutney

Cuisine: South Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


2 Servings


  • 2 cups Curry leaves , (the fresher the better)
  • 1 tablespoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
  • 1 tablespoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds (Methi)
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds
  • Salt , to taste

Directions for Karuveppilai Chutney Recipe (A Healthy Curry Leaves Chutney)

  1. To make the Karuveppilai Chutney recipe, heat oil in a pan on medium heat; roast all the ingredients except the curry leaves until lightly browned.  Once well roasted, stir in the curry leaves and saute for a few seconds. Cool the chutney mixture completely and grind all the ingredients for the Karuveppilai Chutney into a coarse powder in the food processor.

  2. Serve the Karuveppilai Chutney along with hot steamed rice and ghee.

  3. You can also add tamarind, a small piece and grind it along with the above Karuveppilai Chutney mixture. The tamarind adds a tangy taste to the powder and tastes delicious with rice.

  4. For the Chutney to stay a little longer: Dry the leaves completely in room temperature and not under the sun. Once dried, proceed with the similar Karuveppilai Chutney Recipe above.

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 10 January 2017 15:36

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