Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe - Curry Leaf Raita
Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe is a delicious Curry Leaf Raita that is made with freshly ground curry leaves and flavoured with black pepper and cumin. Served best with a pulaos.
Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe is essentially a Curry Leaf Raita which has creamy yogurt flavoured with a freshly ground masala of curry leaves, ginger and green chillies, topped with a tadka of crispy fried curry leaves that adds to the flavour and texture of this raita.
Serve Karuvepillai Pachadi as a side dish along with Avarekalu Pulao Recipe and Raw Mango Cucumber Salad Recipe with Roasted Peanuts for a delicious south indian lunch.
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- 1-1/2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- Salt , to taste For theKaruvepillaiPachadi Masala
- 1/2 cup Curry leaves , tightly packed
- 1 inch Ginger
- 1 Green Chilli
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Pepper Corns For the tempering
- 1/2 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
- 1/2 Mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
- 2 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 Dry Red Chilli
How to make Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe - Curry Leaf Raita
To make the Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe, we will first make the Karuvepillai Pachadi Masala.
In a dry mixer jar, combine the curry leaves, ginger, green chilli, cumin seeds, whole black pepper corns and pulse it with absolutely no water.
You will see a a dry fiber like coarse mixture. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
Getting ahead, to make the Karuvepillai Pachadi in a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt and salt, and whisk well until smooth, add the freshly ground Karuvepillai Pachadi Masala and give it a good mix.
Transfer the Karuvepillai Pachadi to a serving bowl and set aside.
In a tadka pan, heat the oil on medium flame, add the mustard seeds and allow them to splutter, then add the urad dal and allow it to turn into a light brown colour, next add the curry leaves.
Once you see the curry leaves crackle, add the red chilli and turn off the flame.
Pour this tadka over the Karuvepillai Pachadi and serve.
Serve Karuvepillai Pachadi as a side dish along with Avarekalu Pulao Recipe and Raw Mango Cucumber Salad Recipe with Roasted Peanuts for a complete meal.