2008/12/04

RED CHANNA DAL KURMA


INGREDIENTS:


Onion(big)-2
Tomato-2
Cumin Seeds-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry and coriander leaves
Sambar powder-2 tbsps
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Red channa dal - 2 cups


TO GRIND FOR MASALA:

Onion-1,Tomato-1,jeera-1 tsp,grated coconut-4 tbsps


METHOD OF PREPARATION:


1) Soak channa dal in water for 6-8 hours.Pressure cook them for 3-4 whistles.
2)Heat oil in a kadai.Add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,curry leaves.When it splutters
add finely chopped remaining onion.Fry till onion is part-cooked.
3)Then,add chopped tomato and fry them till tomato mixes well with onion.
4) Then add sambar powderand salt.
5)Add grind mixture to it.Leave to boil.
6) Then add boiled channa dal to the kulambu.Stir slowly.Cover with a lid.Leave in slow flame until oil separates out.Add coriander leaves before taking from the flame.Serve hot with Rotis or pooris.

This goes to "CWF - LB : Chickpeas", hosted by Nithubala and started byKiran.

14 comments :

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. looks really perfect & yummy... best combi with Ritis..

Priya said...

I never thought of making kurmas with channadals..great recipe shama..i used to prepare kuzhambu..looks delicious..

smn said...

This looks yum

Gita's Kitchen said...

Hi the dish looks so yummy :) Is red channa dhal the same the regular channa dhal, can u pls clarify me on this....

Malar Gandhi said...

Kala Chana is absolutely right one for making korma or curry. Make them all the time....luv it.

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Korma looks so good,i love red channa,thankz for sharing shama!

AnuSriram said...

That looks nice and delicious.. Make a perfect side for rotis...

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

first, i love the new look of ur blog..
second, i love the idea of making kurma with channa dhal.. nice dish.

Usha said...

Korma looks delicious !

Suma Rajesh said...

looks yummy and great healthy dish..

LG said...

Chana fits well for kurmas and currys. I make sambar with it and we love it. Kurma looks good.

Varsha Vipins said...

i love chana..esply with poori's..loved this curry shama..:)

Sujatha said...

looks good.. I make curry with this chana, but never tried your version.. your recipe sounds interesting.. bookmarking..

rekhas kitchen said...

chana looks so delicious shama