Friday, October 29, 2010

Kadala Curry

Kadala Curry the famous dish of Kerala has been on my to do list from a very long time , everytime i soak the black chana and boil them we all finish them up as a snack. So when i decided to make chapathi i made my mind not to finish the chana and we succeeded , here is the delicious Kadala Curry we enjoyed with hot hot chapathi's.

Black Chana- 1 nd half cup (soaked for 5 hrs and boiled with salt)
Onion - 1 big finely chopped
Tomato - 1 big
Coconut - 3tbsp
Curry Leaves- few sprigs
Oil- 2 tbsp
Jeera - 1tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1tbsp
Coriander Powder- 1tsp
Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp
Garam Masala- 1 tsp
Haldi- 1/4th tsp
Salt- acc to taste
- Make a fine paste of tomato and coconut.
-Heat oil , add the jeera and curry leaves, now add the ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 min till the raw smell goes.
-Add onions and cook for 5 min till the onions turn lite brown , add salt and haldi cook for another 2-3 min , if the mixture becomes dry add a few spoons of water.
-Add tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are well done.
-Add the remaining powders and cook for another 3-4 min till they blend well.
-Add boiled chana and mix well. Wait for 5 min and add 3 cups of water and cook till a desired consistency is acquired.
-Serve hot with chapathi.


Anonymous said...

nice presentation! just curious, what is that green stuff in the bowl... I thought it was some vegetable but you used none in this curry

Sabita Sagi said...

thanks a lot for visiting my post :) yes i didnt use any vegetable...they are just onions and curry leaves :)

Dr.Sameena Prathap


The kadala curry looks yumm... :)


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