Curry Leaves Podi- A healthy spice mix made with curry leaves ,lentils and few spices
Curry leaves podi or Karuveppilai podi / karivepaku podi is a very popular spice mix from Southern India. It is a dry spice mix which can be served with so many food varieties like rice, idli, dosa, upma,pongal,khichdi, chapathi and many more.The main ingredient is curry leaves which have numerous health benefits.
Usually curry leaves are used for tempering curry and lentils as it gives a nice aroma and flavour .It is packed with vitamins,calcium,Iron,carbohydrates and phosphorous.
It is a good source of Iron so good for anemic patients.Lowers the blood sugar level. It also helps in digestion. Is an anti oxidants so protect our liver and heart from harmful toxins. Curry leaves are also very good for the hair health, besides using it in your food ,you can also apply curry leaves paste on your hairs to make them shiny and soft and accelerates hair growth and cure dandruff. It also have anti fungal and antibacterial properties so helps to cure and treat skin infections.
This curry leaves podi is a very easy and delicious spice mix which can be used regularly with your meals.There are so many different curry Leaves podi recipe in each and every house of Southern India. I made my own Curry Leaves podi according to my taste preference ,hope you will try and like this recipe !