Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku)

I recently visited my hometown and stayed there for sometime. I felt some indigestion and my elderly neighbor who is an Iyengar  suggested to have Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku). Curry leaves with sundakaai will help in indigestion. Just a plain rice with Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku) a healthy dish to keep up our stomach healthy.

Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku)
Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku)

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins 

Curry Leaves5 fist fill 
Tamarind1 small lemon size
Saltto taste
Sundakkai Vathal15
Hinga Pinch

For Grinding:
Pepper1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli 2
Ghee1 teaspoon

For Seasoning:
Gingelly Oil1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds1 teaspoon

  1. Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup of water
  2. Heat a teaspoon of ghee and fry the sundakkai vathal till they turn dark brown. Keep the flame medium to avoid burning. Take out the fried sundakkai vathal and keep it aside

  3. Add red chilles and pepper in the pan and fry it for a minute. Add this to a mixer

  4. Clean the curry leaves in water and add it to the pan and saute it till the moisture is absorbed completely. Allow the curry leaves to cool off and add it to the mixer

  5. Add the soaked tamarind to the mixer along with the soaked water and grind all the ingredients to a nice paste

  6. Heat the pan and add gingelly oil and when the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. 

  7. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add the ground paste along with sundakaai vathal and allow it to boil in a medium flame for 10 minutes till the raw smell of the ground paste goes off and the oil oozes out of the paste. Remove the thokku from flame

  8. The yummy Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku) is ready to serve with hot rice. We can also serve Daangar pachadi with this which would be a great combination for Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku).

Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku)
Kariveppilai Thokku (Curry Leaves Thokku)

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how to make vada curry by simple method

how to make Chennai vada curry simple method ...

Hi Srinivas, please refer this link for vadacurry. http://www.subbuskitchen.com/2012/12/vadakari.html

What is sundakkai vathal? Pepper or chilli of some kind?

Hi Karuna, Sundakkai is called as Turkey berry in english. Normally in Indian departmental stores especially southindian stores, we get dried turkey berry which has many medicinal benefits.

i want a recipe of curry leaves pulusu



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