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PickleKaruveppilai thokku | curry leaves thokku

Karuveppilai thokku | curry leaves thokku

Few days back one of my friend made this karuveppilai thokku and when she visited me on the same day she packed me some karuvepillai thokku and it tasted awesome with plain rice and with Curd Rice too. Also this thokku goes well with dosa and chapathi too. It is perfect long travel too. As usual i noted down the recipe from and tried it on the very next day and it turned out like the same thokku which she has given me. So lets us learn today how to make karuveppilai Thokku.
Check out my curry leaves chutney too.

INGREDIENTS: [ YIELDS 1 AND 1/2 CUP]

CURRY LEAVES 2 CUPS (LOOSELY PACKED)
CHANNA DAL 4 TSP
CORIANDER SEEDS 4 TSP
RED CHILLI 8-9
ASAFOETIDA 1/4 TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
TURMERIC POWDER 1/4 TSP
TAMARIND EXTRACT 3/4  CUP
JAGGERY A SMALL PIECE
SESAME OIL 1/4 CUP

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METHOD:

  • Wash the curry leaves and pat dry them.
  • In a pan,add channa dal, coriander seeds , red chilli and the curry leaves and roast this till the dal turns brown. roast in a medium low flame without burning it.
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  • Switch off the flame and add asafoetida and salt.
  • allow this to cool. Make this into fine powder in a mixer.
  • Take thick extract of tamarind water by soaking a small gooseberry size tamarind in hot water.
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  • In a pan add oil and add the tamarind water and add the ground curry leaves powder to this.
  • Add salt,tamarind water and jaggery.
  • Keep the flame low and let this comes to a thokku consistency.(semi thick)
  • Stir it in between.

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  • This can be stored in the refrigerator for 10 days. always use clean spoon dry spoon.
  • this tastes well with rotis too.

Karuveppilai Thokku

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