Friday, December 30, 2011

Kadala/ Chick Pea Curry

Kadala/ White Chick pea/ Chana: 1 cup
Onion: 2
Tomato: 1
Garlic & ginger paste: 1tsp
Coriander powder: 2tbsp
Chilli powder: 1tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1tsp
Garam Masala: ½ tsp
Salt: needed
Coconut Milk powder: 3tbsp
Coconut oil: 2tbsp
Shallots: 5
Curry leaves: few
Coriander leaves chopped: needed
Method of Preparation
Soak kadala in water for 6 hours.
Wash and put in pressure cooker, Add sliced onion, tomato, ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt to it.
Add enough water, close with the lid and switch on the flame.
Switch off the flame after 5 whistles Or till the chana gets cooked well.
Open the lid after the pressure is released from the cooker.
Switch on the flame and add coconut milk powder and stir well.
If the gravy didn’t become thick, put in medium flame till the gravy becomes thick.
Then switch off the flame.
Heat oil in a pan, add chopped shallots, when it turns brown, add curry leaves.
Transfer this to the prepared chana curry.
Add chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with roti, appam, idiyappam…….


Hamaree Rasoi said...

Chik Pea curry looks so tasty and inviting. Would love to try it out soon next year.

Hamaree Rasoi

Unknown said...

Chickpeas curry looks creamy and yummy.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Delicious kadala curry and luv to have it with puttu and dosa.

Kavi said...

Nice pic. Chickpea is my favorite. Happy new year!

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Suja Manoj said...

Yummy curry..makes me drool

Julie said...

Creamy n delicious ..serves good with bhaturas!!
Wishing you a very Happy New Year!!
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anjana said...

Matar curry looks delicious and tempting...

Kitchen Simmer said...

I love chickpea curry. It's a real favorite. :) Have a wonderful, happy and blessed New Year!! All the very best to you in 2012!!! ~ Ramona

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Lovely curry, looks superb.
A very Happy New Year to you and your family.

Spicy-Aroma said...

curry looks super delicious..wish u and ur family a very happy new year :)