It is very flavorful, delicious and very simple to prepare. It can be had for lunch or packed for lunch or for travel (without coconut). When I have karuveppilai podi at home, I mix that with rice and make curry leaves rice otherwise I stick to this method. This is a typical Tamil Brahmin recipe without onion and garlic. Curry leaves as you all know is a rich source of iron which can help to improve low hemoglobin levels due to iron deficiency. It also aids in digestion.