Saturday, August 6, 2016


#CurryleafTomatoChutney  #Karuveppilaithakkalichutney : #Curryleaf is known as #Karuveppilai in Tamil. It is one of the very very important herbs used in Tamilian cooking. It is used for its aroma and taste. Almost all recipes except sweets require this flavorful leaf either for garnishing or in the masala.
Curry leaves are not only flavorful but also store house of many nutrients.
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Karuvaeppilai - Curry leaf

Even though we know that curry leaves are good for health. we always try to discard the leaves while eating. We have to find out some other way to consume curry leaf that it can't be thrown out. One of the best way is making chutney by including a good amount of these leaves. The aroma and taste of the curry leaf make the chutney more inviting and becomes favorite dish of all.

Ingredients :
1/4 cupKaruvaeppilai [ Curry leaf ]
2 medium sizeTomato
10 - 12Small onion
6 - 8Green chilly
1 TspLemon juice [ adjust ]
1 1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]
1/2 TspOil
To Temper :
1/2 TspOil
1/2 TspMustard seeds
1/2 TspBlack gram split deskinned
4 - 6Karuvaeppilai [ Curry leaf ]

Method :
I have mentioned quarter cup of curry leaves but can take more than that also.
Wash curry leaves in water and pat dry using a kitchen towel.
Keep aside.

Take onion and green chilly in a microwave safe bowl.
Sprinkle 2 - 3 drops of oil and mix well.
Microwave for half a minute.
Take out the bowl from microwave.
Add tomato pieces into the same bowl and again add few drops of oil.
Tos well and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes or till tomato pieces are done.
Take out from the microwave once done and allow to cool down.
After it cools down take all the ingredients in a blender and grind into a smooth paste.
Adjust salt and lemon juice.

Transfer into a serving bowl.
Temper mustard seeds and black gram with little oil in a kadai.
Turn off the stove once the black gram turns golden and then add curry leaves.
Pour over the prepared chutney.

Haa!!.. aromatic spicy tangy and healthy curry leaf chutney is ready to serve.

An excellent side dish for IdliDosai and Adai [ Pancake ].

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Inji  Chutney [ Ginger Chutney ]
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