Karuveppilai Chutney Podi Recipe (A Healthy Curry Leaves Chutney)

A healthy curry leaf mix made from a fried lentils and ground to form a mix that can be served as an accompaniment for dosa.

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Karuveppilai Chutney Podi Recipe (A Healthy Curry Leaves Chutney)

Karuveppilai also known as Curry Leaves makes a delicious chutney podi, is very popular in the south indian homes. Karuveppilai Chutney Podi 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


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

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

  1. To make the Karuveppilai Chutney Podi recipe, heat oil in a pan on medium heat; roast all the ingredients except the curry leaves until lightly browned.

  2. 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. The tamarind adds a tangy taste to the powder and tastes delicious with rice.

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

  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 Podi Recipe above.

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