Jul 5, 2011

Veppilakatty

Veppilakatty:This is a type of pickle/dry chutney  and famous in South India.Shelf life for this  for more than six months. Veppila means neem leaves in Malayalam. But in this dish there is no neem leaves.It is wonderful chutney ready made  available in South India.Simple ingredients and great taste.Try it out

Lime leaves, redchil, salt curryleaves powdered
Vepilakatty
Ingredients

  • Lemon Leaves.................................... 1 cup
  • Curry Leaves.......................................1/4 cup
  • Red Chili..............................................10
  • Ajwain (Omam)....................................2tsp
  • Asafoetida............................................1 small piece
  • Tamarind..............................................small ball sized.
  • Salt to Taste

Method


  • Wash the leaves and remove the center stem of lemon leaves
  • Add all ingredients together and grind into a thick paste with out adding any water
  • Grind in small blender. In our native place we grind in the ural with olakkai.
  • Make small balls and keep.You can use narthankai leaves/( citrus leaves)lemon leaves .
  • Unique recipes are prepared  with ural and ulakkai .
  • Eat with thair satham(Yogurt Rice)
  • Keep in a tight bottle so that the moisture remains.

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