curry leaves

Karevepillai Kulambu/Curry leaves kulambu

11:39 PM Chandra Karthikeyan 2 Comments

  • Curry leaves - 1 cup
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 2
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic pods - 2 (optional)
  • Sambar powder/chilli powder  - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Tamarind - lemon size
  • Salt as required
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Extract juice from tamarind, keep this aside.  In a pan, dry roast curry leaves, cumin seeds, pepper, red chillies, fennel seeds, and garlic. Grind the dry roasted ingredients, add little water while grinding.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, when it start spluttering add curry leaves, and then pour tamarind juice.
  • Now add the ground paste, sambar powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Let it boil for 10 minutes until the kulambu becomes half of its original quantity.
  • Serve this kulambu with rice and sutta appalam or curry. 


  1. I love the recipe and I am going to make it.. such healthy foods of yesteryears! If not for you I'd have never known this recipe....thank you so much!

  2. Thank you ash for your lovely comment :)


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