Curry Leaf Powder

Curry Leaf Powder


Curry leaf powder recipe - 

Curry leaf powder is a popular spice mix in Indian cuisine that is made by drying and grinding fresh curry leaves. It can be used as a seasoning in various dishes like curries, soups, and stews to add a unique and flavorful taste.

Here is a simple recipe for making curry leaf powder:


2 cups of fresh curry leaves2 tbsp of urad dal1 tbsp of chana dal2 dried red chillies1 tsp of cumin seeds1 tsp of coriander seeds1/2 tsp of black peppercorns1/4 tsp of asafoetida (hing)Salt, to taste


Wash the curry leaves thoroughly and pat them dry with a kitchen towel.

Spread them out on a clean cloth and let them dry in the sun for a few hours or until they are completely dry and crispy.

In a pan, dry roast the urad dal, chana dal, dried red chillies, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and black peppercorns on medium heat until they turn golden brown and emit a pleasant aroma.

Add the asafoetida and stir for a few seconds.

Add the dried curry leaves and continue to roast for another 2-3 minutes until they are crisp and fragrant.

Turn off the heat and let the mixture cool down completely.

Transfer the mixture to a blender or spice grinder and grind it to a fine powder.

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Store the curry leaf powder in an airtight container and use it as required.

Enjoy the delicious and aromatic flavor of curry leaf powder in your dishes.