2010/05/17

BLACK CHANNA DAL GRAVY / KONDAKKADALAI KURMA VERSION 2



INGREDIENTS:

Black channa dal / Kondakadalai - 1 cup
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Salt to taste

To Grind :

Tomato - 1
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera -- 1 tsp
Coconut pieces - -4 pieces
Onions - 1

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Soak kondakadalai in water overnight.

2) Pressure cook it for 4 whistles ,allow the steam to leave and keep aside .

3) Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and jeera .When they splutter, add curry leaves and red chillies , grinded masala till the raw smell leaves .

4) Add chilly powder, garam masala , coriander powder , turmeric powder and salt .

5 )Finally , add kadalai and stir well . Cover with a lid . Cook in slow flame till the oil separates . Garnish with coriander leaves .

Serve hot with chapathi or puri .


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

26 comments :

Nithu Bala said...

healthy and yummy kurma..

Asha said...

Love any Brown Chana dish, Kurma looks fab, must try.

divya said...

wow..very healthy and delicious...

Vrinda said...

Lov black Channa...gr8 with roti n puttu

PranisKitchen said...

healthy and delicious one

Priti said...

This new version for me or channa dal..looks gud

Hari Chandana said...

yummmmmm.. lovely presentation.. thanks for the recipe dear!

Priya said...

Kurma looks truly delicious, just love it Shama..

Viki's Kitchen said...

Very nice kuruma...mouthwatering dish Shama.

kamala said...

Best match for chapathi i too prepare this.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

love with phulkas..i made it day before yest..wil post my version soon..

munchcrunchandsuch said...

I love this..its such a flavourful dish.with appam, idiyappam, chappathi or even poori.

Gita Jaishankar said...

Kurma looks very tasty Shama...nice color :)

Uma said...

yummy dish. looks great.

Nandini said...

Wow!! Healthy and tasty kurma. Slurp!! Love to have with dosa's.

jeyashrisuresh said...

never tried channa with the black one.looks yum

veggie belly said...

i love kondakadalai. usually make sundal with it. cant wait to try your recipe!

Sushma Mallya said...

Very nice one shama, looks good as well

Rachana Kothari said...

Healthy and yummy kurma!

SathyaSridhar said...

Nowadays i started to use black chana or else always cook only white chana..but in fact black chana is good for health n rich in proteins...Chana kuruma looks perfect n delicious dear.

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

healthy & yummy kurma!!

Chitra said...

I make vathakulambu with this channa,,will try this korma..thnx shama..

rekhas kitchen said...

Love that fennel flavor in any kurma healthy and delicious one shama..

Geetha Achal said...

மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது..எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்தது...

San said...

Kurma appears to be yummylicious shama.Like to have it with rice n lil ghee on it.

Cham said...

I love this kurma it will be a filling side dish too!