Karivepaku Podi / Curry Leaf Powder

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Curry leaves are packed with iron, calcium, fibre and are rich source of vitamins like ‘A’ , ‘C’ , ‘E’ . Fights diabetes and anaemia, lowers cholesterol, improves digestion, prevents greying of hair. Flax seeds are rich in ‘omega – 3 essential fatty acids “, antioxidants .They reduce the risk of certain cancers like breast, lung, colon as well as cardiovascular diseases. This recipe can be served with hot steamed rice by adding sesame / groundnut oil into it.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings 4


  • Curry leaves – 3 cups
  • Roasted flax seeds – 2 tablespoon
  • Bengal gram – 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green chilli/ red chilli – 3
  • Dry mango slices/ tamarind – 2 teaspoon
  • Salt
  • Oil – 2 tablespoon
  • Asafoetida / Garlic cloves – 2 pinch / 2 cloves


  • Heat oil in a pan, add curry leaves fry it without changing its green colour
  • Transfer the leaves into a dry mixie jar.
  • Pour the remaining oil heat it, add mustard, cumin seeds, ‘grams’, roasted flax, red chilli and Asafoetida/ garlic cloves.
  • Transfer the above seasoned mix into a mixie jar and grind to get healthy, tasty ‘curry leaf powder’.
  • Serve with rice by adding sesame / groundnut oil


Added Flax seed to make it  more healthy.

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