Karuveppilai Sadam/Curry Leaves Rice

Curry leaves is packed with carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, phosphorous, irons and vitamins like vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E. Curry leaves help your heart function better, fights infections and can enliven your hair and skin with vitality.

How much health benefits in curry leaves. But so sad, we pick and throw it away. So planned something with curry leaves. My aunt usually do curry leaves podi. From that i made some alternate and did this curry leaves rice. Turns out great and taste also nice. Can make this rice from left over rice also. I made it with basmati rice. Thought of share it today to you.

Serves : 2-3

Prep Time : 15 mins     Cooking Time : 15 mins


Cooked Rice : 2 cups (Any rice)

salt to taste

To Roast and Powder:

Curry leaves : 1 cup

Cumin seeds : 1 tsp

Urad Dal : 1 tsp

Coriander Seeds : 4 tsp

Dry Red chilly : 3

Channa Dal : 3 tsp

Hing : 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

To Temper:

Sesame Oil : 4 tsp

Mustard seed : 1 tsp

Red chilly : 2

Cashews : 10


  1. Roast all the items under “to roast and powder” table except curry leaves and salt. Once all ingredients roasted to golden brown, add curry leaves and hing, roast curry leaves to crisp. Turn of heat, allow it to cool. Add salt to it and make a coarse powder.

2. Heat oil in kadai, add tempering ingredients, cracked add curry leaves powder. Saute it for a while, then add cooked rice and mix well.


Curry leaves rice ready. Serve you family a healthy and flavorful curry leaves rice with poriyal, vatthal etc., Stay healthy and keep Smiling….


  • You can skip cashews, can add channa dal or groundnuts also.

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