2009/06/15

KERALA KADALA CURRY

 

INGREDIENTS:
 

Black channa dal / Kondakadalai - 1 cup Onions - 1 big 
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves 
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp 
Coriander powder - 1 tsp 
Chilli powder - 1 tsp 
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp 
Mustard seeds -1 tsp 
Jeera - 1/4 tsp 
Coconut milk - 1/2 cup 
Salt to taste

To grind :

Tomato - 1  
Ginger - A small piece 
Garlic cloves - 4  
Coconut - 4 pieces

METHOD OF PREPARATION: 

1) Soak kondakadalai in water overnight. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles . Drain the stock and keep aside . 

 2) Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and jeera .When they splutter, add finely chopped onions, curry leaves, saute till they become tender . 


3)Add grinded masala, coconut milk, chillipowder, turmeric powder, garam masala,salt and mix it well.


4) When it starts boiling, add cooked black channa dal / Kadalai to it. 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 byKiran.

28 comments:

Padma said...

Looks delicious Shama ...

gtyuk said...

delicious combination, please count me for dinner :)

chef and her kitchen said...

Hubby loves kala chana a lot...looks yummy..

Priya Suresh said...

My all time favourite combination...looks delicious!

Srilakshmi said...

Nice healthy dish..

Sailaja Damodaran said...

i love kerala dishes...

Unknown said...

love the kadala curry..made it for puttu once..good one..

Gita Jaishankar said...

Nice picture Shama...love this combination :)

Parita said...

Wow curry looks tasty!!

Laavanya said...

I love black channa - that curry sounds delicious with coconut milk & masalas. must've been a great combination with chapathis.

Renuka said...

kadala curry looks yummy..will try this out...

Vikis Kitchen said...

very healthy food shama. Nice post.

Uma said...

yummy combo!!

Unknown said...

Sounds like a great side with rotis! And u did a great job with the event roundup!

kittymatti said...

recipe super..my sis makes it..never tried it..will soon try this!

Anonymous said...

I love the combination ...curry looks very delicious

Nithya Praveen said...

A perfect combo....looks nice!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Lovely combo Shama, the Curry is so tempting... I'd love this with puttu too!!!

William said...

What region do the majority of your recipes originate? Simply South India? Are the majority Vegetarian?

You've made me famished. :)

Thanks

Unknown said...

Lovely combination...looks yum !

Pooja said...

Delicious combo shama..

Renus Kitchen said...

nice presentation and lovely dish !!

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Healthy and delicious one.

Unknown said...

yes this one is a perfect breakfast looks so delicious shama yummmy recipe.

Veda said...

Dear Shama,


you have been tagged by me !

http://kaikriye.blogspot.com/2009/06/tagged.html

Regards,
Veda

Veda said...

Dear Shama,


you have been tagged by me !

http://kaikriye.blogspot.com/2009/06/tagged.html

Regards,
Veda

Recipeswap said...

This is such a good combo.I love to eat this curry with raagi roti most often.Looks good.

Shobana Vijay said...

Hope it is very good with coconut milk...I have never tasted with coconut milk..

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