Can I sub kaffir like leaves for curry leaves. Can't find curry leaves, and the recipe calls for 10 of them

  • Posted by: Inko
  • March 11, 2017
  • 8253 views
  • 9 Comments

9 Comments

Panfusine March 12, 2017
nope, nope nope... Kaffir lime leaves and curry leaves have no common flavor at all!
 
Panfusine March 12, 2017
you're better off omitting curry leaves in any recipe that calls for it (except when it involves them as the main ingredient)
 
sexyLAMBCHOPx March 12, 2017
good to know!
 
Inko March 12, 2017
Thanks!
 
Nancy March 12, 2017
These leaves have different tastes, but are often used in similar recipes, which allow you to omit if you can't find them.
So the lime leaves will probably add something nice to your dish, but feel free to adapt as your taste and shopping permit.
 
sexyLAMBCHOPx March 11, 2017
I'm pretty sure it is a decent substitute. Go for it.
 
MMH March 11, 2017
I can't find curry leaves at my Asian Mkt but I do have kaffir leaves. Too bad we can't trade. I did find an article on Food 52 called - Curry LeAves & Your Favorite Ways to Use Them. Hope that helps. Good luck!!
 
MMH March 11, 2017
Misread your question but the Food 52 article still helps. Also found curry leaves on amazon.
 
Inko March 11, 2017
Posted my question twice (by mistake) and did it wrong both times.
...Can I sub lime ( not like) leaves for curry leaves? Thanks.
 
Recommended by Food52