Yahoo brings Vikas@Home: Curry Leaf Powder Chutney

Chef Vikas Khanna brings simple and easy-to-make recipes that you can try out from the comfort of your home.



2 tablespoons mustard oil

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 one-inch piece ginger, peeled & grated

¼ cup white sesame seeds

1 cup fresh curry leaves

2 dried red chillies

Salt to taste

1 small lemon-sized ball of tamarind

1 teaspoon sugar


• Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, ginger and sesame seeds.

• When spices crackle, add curry leaves, red chillies and salt. Mix well and sauté for 2 minutes.

• Add tamarind and sugar and sauté for another minute, till curry leaves become dark and crisp. Cool the mixture to room temperature and transfer to a spice grinder jar.

• Grind mixture to a fine powder and store in a clean dry glass jar.

• Serve with roti or as a spread on breads.

Note: This chutney can be stored for upto 10 days.

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