Monday, March 9, 2009

Nadan Kadala Curry/Varutharacha Kadala Curry(Chick peas in Fried Coconut Gravy)

Black chickpeas (kadala)-1cup
Onion (sliced) -2
Tomato (sliced) -1
Ginger garlic paste -1tbsp
Coconut (small pieces) -½cup
Grated coconut -3tbsp
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Chilly powder-1tsp
Coriander powder -2tbsp
Garam masala -½tsp
Coconut oil -2tbsp
Red chilly -2
Mustard seed -1tsp
Curry leaves -a few

• Soak chickpeas over night. Pressure cook it with 1 cup water onion ,tomato ,ginger garlic paste ,coconut pieces,turmeric powder and salt

  • Heat oil in a pan and add grated coconut, fry till  brown. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and garam masala .Fry for a minute and remove from heat.
  • Grind  coconut mixture with 3 tbsp of cooked chickpeas.
  • Heat 1tbsp coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.Fry red chilly ,chopped pearl onion and curry leaves. Add ground paste and cooked chickpeas with water .Mix well and allow it to boil for 5-10 minutes

You can also check 'Thenga Aracha  Kadala Curry"
Black chickpeas in coconut gravy

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