The fragrant curry leaves,not only enhances the aroma in the curry,but has immense
health and cosmetic benefits.
To brief a few benefits.
1.Helps to burn out fat and reduce cholesterol.
2.Good for diabetics.
3.Good for solving digestive issues.
4.Good for eyes as they are powerpacked with Vitamin A &C.
5.Helps in relieving congestion.
6.Good for hair ,in preventing hairfall, acts as a good conditioner when made to a paste
with curd or coconut milk and applied to hair.
7.Curry leaf paste heated with any oil, and applied to hair promotes hair growth,and
Now… let me get into the simple ,healthy tasty recipe
2 cups washed curry leaves
1 tblsp cummin seeds
1 tblsp urad Dal
1 tblsp gram dal (kadala paruppu)
1 tblsp coriander seeds
7-8 red dry chillies
3-5 pips garlic
A few pepper corns
A pinch of asafoetida powder
1/4 of a coconut
Juice of 1/2 a lime
Salt to taste.
Dry roast all the ingredients till the dals turn light brown .( You can roast in oil 1-2 tsp if
Grind to a paste with salt and coconut to a thick paste.
Add lime juice if you like.
This is suitable with iddli,dosas , rice,kanjis,Pakoras,kebabs …
Try your choices and enjoy it’s health benefits!