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Doddapatre Thambuli | Sambarballi tambli

Doddapatre Thambuli recipe with detailed video instruction. Doddapatre (cuban oregano, Spanish thyme, Indian Borage) is a very useful medicinal plant. These leaves are used for treating cough, cold, sore throat, and nasal congestion. It is also very useful in balancing the pitta vikruti (imbalance) in our body. Here is another super delicious tambuli recipe to start your meal.Since it keeps the body cool it is more beneficial during summer time.

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Ingredients for Doddapatre Thambuli:

  • Big hand full of doddapatre leaves(ದೊಡ್ಡಪತ್ರೆ ಎಲೆಗಳು)
  • ½ cup grated coconut(ಕಾಯಿ ತುರಿ)
  • ½ cup yogurt/Curd(ಮೊಸರು)
  • 10 to 15 Black pepper(ಕಾಳು ಮೆಣಸು)
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds (ಜೀರಿಗೆ)
  • ½ tsp salt(ಉಪ್ಪು)
  • ½ to ¾ cup water (use as needed)(ನೀರು)

For seasoning: (ಒಗ್ಗರಣೆಗೆ)

  • 2 tsp Ghee(for sautéing the leaves and for Seasoning)(ತುಪ್ಪ)
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds(ಸಾಸಿವೆ)
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds (ಜೀರಿಗೆ)


  • Please watch the video for detail explanation.


  1. You can use the sour curd or buttermilk too.