How to make presenting you the best two Andhra recipes called Karivepaku karam or curry leaves powder and Kobbari karam or dry coconut red chili powder or senagapappu karam. The main ingredient used in making of these two powders is prepared with red chili powder. Red chili powder is famous in Guntur. I know what you are thinking of as soon as you read the red chili powder name, Will it be spicier? No, the remaining ingredients which we add in preparing of these powders slow down the spiciness. So don’t get afraid and miss these two tastes. Karivepaku Karam or curry leaves powder and Senagapappu Karam or dry coconut, red chili powder is the best combination used in Tiffin’s like idly, dosa or you can serve it with hot rice with ghee.
As we know that curry leaves add a special flavor to every dish. It is packed with fiber, calcium, vitamins, irons and phosphorous. Consuming of curry leaves can help your heart function better and fights from infections. Curry leaves consist of a lot of health benefits like solves diabetes, improves digestion, lowers cholesterol and prevent graying of hair.
Usually people don’t like to eat curry leaves, but why don’t you try them by eating this in a different way. Yes start preparing this curry leaves powder and serves them in Tiffin’s. Here are the quick recipes from How to make. Enjoy eating and we wish for your good health.
Karivepaku Karam / Curry leaves or leaf, spicy powder
There are lots of benefits if you eat this Karivepaku Karam or curry leaf spicy powder. Preparing of this powder is simple. It took only 15 minutes for my mom to prepare this recipe. By making the curry leaves as a powder, it is easy to consume and people who are not interested in eating also can easily start having this powder in idly or dosa. The perfect combination for this powder is idly.
- Curry leaves – 3 cups
- Red chilies – 50 grams
- Coriander seeds – 50grams
- Cumin seeds – 10grams
- Garlic cloves – 30
- Salt (required)
- Tamarind – 10 grams
Step 1: Take a pan with 1 tbsp of oil. Heat it in a low flame.
Step 2: Add red chilies into the hot oil. Fry them little and keep aside.
Step 3: In the same pan, add coriander seeds and just fry it simply for 5 mins.
Step 4: Collect them in another bowl.
Step 5: Add 5tbsp of oil to the same pan and fry the curry leaves for 10 mins.
Step 6: Collect them also into a separate bowl.
Step 7: Take a jar, put fried red chilies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, salt, tamarind and garlic cloves.
Step 8: Grind these ingredients nicely.
Step 9: You can see the powder. Now add curry leaves in the same jar which contains powder.
Step 10: Grind them again. The obtained powder is the curry leaves, spicy powder.
Keep this powder in an airtight container if you want to store it for one month.
If you want to taste the real flavor, then eat along with idly by adding ghee into the powder. I am sure you will feel that you have completed the best and healthy breakfast a day.
Kobbari karam / Dry coconut, red chili powder / Senagapappu karam
I have been seeing this dry coconut, red chili powder or kobbari Karam / pappula podi / senagapappu from my childhood. This is the common powder which is always available in my kitchen. This powder is not only used in your breakfast you can also stuff this in between the vegetables and fry them for a better taste. Once if you prepare and kept it in air tight container, then you can quickly use when required. In recent days I have seen even in occasions also they are serving this kobbari Karam or dry coconut, red chili powder or senagappapu karam as an item.
- Dry coconut grate – 150grms
- Bengal gram dal / Senagapappu / Putnala Pappu – 200grms
- Cumin seeds – 15grms
- Garlic cloves – 30
- Red chili powder – 4tbsp
- Curry leaves
- Salt (required)
- Jaggery – 20grms
Step 1: Take a dry coconut and grate nicely with a grater.
Step 2: Collect it in a cup and keep aside.
Step 3: Take Bengal gram dal, red chili powder, garlic cloves, jaggery, salt, curry leaves and cumin seeds in a jar.
Step 4: Grind all those ingredients into a fine powder.
Step 5: Collect the powder from the jar in a bowl.
Step 6: Now add dry coconut grated to the obtained powder.
Step 7: Mix well. Taste the powder if salt is less means add some more.
Step 8: Decorate the powder with curry leaves.
If you want to taste the real flavor of this then take hot hot rice in a plate add this powder and ghee. Mix it well and have it. Yummy taste flies with your tongue. You can get out from flavor, at least for an hour.