Homemade Curry Leaf Powder, How to make Curry Leaf Powder

Curry Leaves are generally used in South Indian Cuisine. I love curry leaf and curry leaf powder in my food. So I thought of making them myself home. Homemade Curry Leaf Powder  is so easy to and convenient to make. You can make as much Curry Leaf Powder as much you want. Also it is not an expensive affair to make them home. As it’s difficult to trust the genuineness of masalas sold outside. This homemade Curry Leaf Powder is green, gives great aroma plus great impact to your food.

Curry leaves have great benefits. Mostly people who eat curry leaves in their food tend to have jet black hair as  it avoids premature graying. You can mix some curry leaves in coconut oil and boil it for 10 to 15 mins. Now you can use this oil for your hair. My mom makes for this type of hair oil. If you don’t like curry leaves you can have them in the form of powder.

Curry leaf Powder

Curry Leaf Powder is used in chutney, sambar, rasam and veggies. Actually I earlier thought curry leaf powder and curry powder are the same. My sister told me that they are 2 different things. When I googled I actually found they are 2 different powders :).. curry powder is used in curries and has nothing to do with curry leaves funny :)

Also curry leaf paste is great for hair mask curbs greying, gives strong hair and conditioning to your hair. Even eating daily 3-4 curry leaves in the morning is beneficial for health, skin and hair.

Lemme share Homemade curry leaf powder recipe!

1. Take a pan and place on low heat. Add curry leaves .

Curry leaf Powder

2. Roast for 3 to 4 mins Or until slight brown in color. Please don’t burn them.


Homemade Curry Powder Indian Recipe

3. Now take a processor add salt. Grind until smooth and fine powder is formed. Your Curry Leaf Powder is ready. Store them in airtight container Or bottle.

Homemade curry leaf powder recipe and printable version below:

Homemade Curry Leaf Powder
 
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Easy homemade curry leaf powder recipe.
Maria@flavorsofmumbai.com:
Recipe type: Side, Spices, Herbs
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 bunch of curry leaves Or 100 gms curry leaves
  • a pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Take a pan and place on low heat. Add curry leaves .
  2. Roast for 3 to 4 mins Or until slight brown in color. Please don't burn them.
  3. Now take a processor add salt. Grind until smooth and fine powder is formed. Your Curry Leaf Powder is ready. Store them in airtight container Or bottle.
Notes
You can use as much curry leaves you want.
Ensure gas is on low fire else the leaves might burn.


Comments

    • says

      Yes both as they last longer once you roast and its easier to grind to a powder and increase their life shelf. Hope this helps you :)

  1. Smitha Mascarenhas says

    Hi Maria,
    How long can we store curryleaf powder once made? I can be stored at room temperature or refrigerator….pls. let me know….

    • maria says

      Hey smitha you can store upto a month but ensure you store it in a cool, dry and air tight container Or bottle. Also there is no need to refrigerate. But if you want to store more than a month then you can store it in a fridge :)

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