Karuveppaillai(Curry Leaves) Thuvaiyal

Curry leaves would be part of waste/trash of many plates.So to avoid it, you can have this recipe as a side dish to idly/dosa or even mixed with rice.


  • Curry leaves-1/2 cup(cleaned and dried)
  • Coconut-2 tbsp.(Grated)
  • Urad dhal-1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly-2
  • Salt-To taste
  • Oil-To cook

To temper:

  • Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp.
  • Urad dhal-1/4 tsp.


  1. Dry roast curry leaves and coconut .
  2. Set it aside and let it cool.
  3. Add oil in a kadai and heat it.
  4. Fry red chillies and urad dhal.
  5. Add salt,roasted items and grind well in a mixer jar.
  6. Add little water and grind it into a semi coarse paste.
  7. Temper urad dhal and mustard and add to it.(Optional)


If you wish to store it and use it for more than a day,make it a thick paste by frying it in oil.

Cool and store it in a dry container.

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