Curry Leaves, also called Karipatta, are a must have in South Indian cooking. You'll even find these leaves being used in Sri Lankan, Cambodian, and Malaysian cooking. These wonderful leaves have a discernible nutty aroma, with slight notes of anise and citrus, and numerous health benefits.. Learn about the various ways to store curry leaves!
Wash the leaves and then dry them. Spread on a kitchen towel in a single layer and gently pat them dry before using one of the following methods for storage. You can also leave them on the kitchen towel to air dry.
Store in refrigerator
Wrap the leaves in a paper towel and then put in an airtight container or mason jar. Then keep it in the fridge. Whenever you notice moisture droplets inside the container, wipe them away and change the paper towel, to ensure the leaves stay fresh for as long as possible.
Store in freezer
Put the leaves into a box or Ziploc bag, and place it in the freezer. Whenever you want to use them, just take them out of the freezer and use as is.
Dried Curry Leaves
Spread the leaves out on a plate or tray. Let them air dry for 2-3 days on the counter or in the refrigerator.
Once they are dried, they will have a wilted appearance and feel crispy.
You can keep them as is, or crumble them into a coarse or fine powder. Whether you prefer the leaves whole or crushed, store them in an airtight container or jar to preserve the flavor.
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