mint ..belonging to the oregano,thyme category.
I think this is a very common plant, and all
know about it very well.
There are loads growing in my culinary patch,
uncontrollable growths,at times I have to pull
This velvety leaf has lots of benefits ,and widely
used in treating colds and coughs.
So today I thought of adding this leaf into the
To the recipe now
1 tblsp.black peppercorn
1 tsp.cummin seeds
1 small tomato
5-6 pips garlic ( preferably with peel on)
1 tblsp oil
A pinch of asafoetida powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3-4 karpooravalli leaves
Light tamarind water*
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 dry chilli
Coarsely grind the bold listed ingredients and
Heat oil in a pan , add the ingredients for
When the mustard seeds splutter,add the
coarsely ground paste ,with the remaining
ingredients excluding the tamarind water.
Sauté for 2-3 minutes,and add the tamarind
water.Bring to a boiling point and remove from
fire. Add coriander leaves .
Serve with hot steamed rice !
*You could use light kokum infused
water,lemon juice infused water in place of