- Curry leaves - 1 cup
- Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
- Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
- Dried sundakkai vathal - 20
- or manathakkali vathal- 1 tbsp
- Asafoetida - a pinch
- Veppampoo [ dried neem flower ] - 1 tbsp
- Dry ginger [ sukku ] - 1/2 inch piece
- Fresh ghee or Gingelly oil - 2 tbsp
Wash the curry leaves, put it and dry roast in a heavy bottom pan. Stir continuously till it becomes crisp. Then keep aside. Then dry roast pepper till it splutters. Keep aside. Dry roast each ingredients separately. Dry roast sundakkai till it becomes black but it should not be burnt. Add a pinch of asafoetida and little salt. Then grind every thing to a smooth powder .
How to use :
In cooked rice, put 1 or 2 tsp of this powder. Heat a tsp of ghee or gingelly oil and pour over this powder. Mix well and eat.
This is a powder which cures indigestion and stomach upsets. This controls diarrhoea.
P.S : Its good for health especially for ladies after delivery.