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Curry leaf Kuzhambu / Kariveppila Kulambu

Delicious and healthy curry leaves kuzhambu which taste super yummy with hot rice. This is good for your healthy as well.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Onion-1 chopped
  • Tomato-2 chopped
  • Currry leaves-2 cups
  • Fenugreek seeds / Vendayam-1 tsp
  • Dry red chilli-2
  • Garlic-15 cloves
  • Cumin seeds / Jeera-1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
  • Tamarind / Puli-1 small lime size soaked in water and juice extracted
  • Turmeric powder / Manjal podi-1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1 tblspn
  • Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tblspn
  • Oil-¼ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Jaggery / Sarkarai-1 tsp

For Tempering:

  • Mustard seeds-1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Curry leaves-1 spring


  • In a kadai add 2 tblspn oil and throw in all curry leaves and roast it for 5-10 min till lightly crispy..Fry half of the garlic.Take this both in a food processor and grind it into a fine paste.
  • Heat 3 tblspn of oil and crackle some cumin,mustard seeds.Add in fenugreek and dry red chilli.
  • Throw in the garlic and turmeric powder.
  • Add in onion and cook till it get golden brown.Add in tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes get mushy.
  • Add in chilli powder,coriander powder and mix well.
  • Pour in the tamarind water,salt and sugar and cook till oil separates.
  • Add in the ground curry leaf paste and mix well.Cook till oil separates.
  • Make tempering by crackling mustard,cumin and curry leaves in oil.Pour this into the curry and mix well.
  • Serve hot with rice.
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