Friday, November 25, 2011

Black Chickpeas in Coconut Gravy

Thenga Aracha Kadala Curry

1.Black chickpeas (kadala)-1cup
2.Onion (sliced) -1
   Pearl onion-1/2cup
  Tomato (sliced) -1small
  Ginger (chopped)-1tsp
  Garlic (chopped) -1tsp
  Green chilly-2
3.Grated coconut -1/2cup
4.Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
   Chilly powder-1tsp
   Coriander powder -2tsp
   Garam masala -½tsp
5.Coconut oil -2tbsp
   Dry red chilly -2
   Mustard seed -1tsp
   Curry leaves -a few
   Pearl onion(chopped)-3

  • Soak chickpeas over night. Pressure cook it adding enough water,turmeric powder onion ,pearl onion,tomato ,ginger ,garlic,green chilly and salt.
  • Grind coconut into a coarse mixture.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.When they splutter,add red chilly,onion and curry leaves. Fry till brown and add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and garammasala .Add ground coconut mixture and cooked chickpeas along with water .mix well and allow it to boil for 5 minutes