Curry and Makrut Lime Leaf Salt

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ¼ cup

    • Difficulty


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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

  • About

Use this wonderful salt to rim a cocktail glass. It adds the fresh and unmistakable aromas of curry and lime to snacks such as roasted nuts or a salad. This can be made with curry or makrut lime leaves.


  • 12 fresh curry leaves
  • 6 fresh makrut lime leaves
  • ¼ cup [65


Rinse the curry and makrut lime leaves under cool running water and dab them dry with paper towels. Tear the leaves into pieces and put them in a spice grinder, along with the salt. Pulse until you get a fine powder. Transfer to an airtight container, cover, and store at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.