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Kaara Karuvappilai Chutney | Spicy Curry leaves Chutney

Curry Leaves Chutney / Karuvappilai Chutney is an excellent side dish for idli and dosa. Curry leaves have got lots of health benefits and thus including in our day to day life helps us to maintain good health and immunity. Curry leaves regulates cholesterol levels, reduces stress, reduces blood glucose levels, improves memory, good for hair growth and it has got a list of various benefits. 

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Kaara Karuvappilai Chutney


Ingredients needed to make Spicy Curry Leaves Chutney

Curry leaves - 1 cup (tightly packed)
A handful of Coriander leaves
Onion - 1 no
Grated coconut – ½ cup
Oil as required
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
Urad dal – 2 tbsp.
Chana dal - 1 tbsp.
A pinch of asafoetida
Red chillies - 3
Green chilly - 2
A small piece of tamarind
Garlic – 6 cloves
Ginger – ½ inch 

Method for making Spicy Curry leaves Chutney

1. Wash the coriander and curry leaves thoroughly with water and drain.

2. Heat oil in a pan, splutter the mustard seeds and add the chana and urad dal.

3. When the dal turns brown, add the hing, red chillies, garlic, ginger, and green chillies.

4. Saute the ingredients for 3 minutes and then add chopped onions saute till golden brown.

5. Add the curry leaves leaves and saute well till the leaves become wilt, this may take 5 to 10 minutes

6. Next add coconut, coriander leaves, tamarind, and the required salt, mix well and switch off the flame.

7. Allow this to cool. Take care to cool the ingredients never grind it hot as it may alter the taste.

8. Now take this in a mixie and grind to a coarse paste by adding little water.

Serve the Kaara Karuveppilai Chutney with idli, dosa, vada or anything of your choice.

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