Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Vanpayar Curry / Red gram Curry

1.Redgram (Vanpayar)-1cup
2.Onion (sliced) -1  
   Pearl onion-1/2cup
   Tomato (sliced) -1
   Ginger (chopped)-1tsp
   Garlic (chopped) -1tsp
   Green chilly-2
   Coconut flakes (thenga kothu) -1/4cup
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 redgram in water for 5-6 hours. 
  • Pressure cook it adding enough water,turmeric powder onion ,pearl onion,tomato ,ginger ,garlic,green chilly,coconut flakes and salt. 
  • 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 cooked chickpeas along with water .Mix well and adjust salt and water.
  • Cook until thegravy thickens.
  • Serve with puttu, chapathi, upma,etc.