2009/06/15

CHAPATHI AND KERALA KADALA CURRY




I learnt this recipe in Pachakam.com . Thanks for the lovely dish.

INGREDIENTS:


Black channa dal / Kondakadalai - 1 cup
Onions - 2
Green chillies - 2
Tomato - 1
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Meat masala powder - 1 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Ginger - A small piece
Garlic cloves - 4
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Soak kondakadalai in water overnight.

2) Pressure cook it for 4 whistles . Drain the stcok and keep aside .

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

4)Add chopped tomato and mix it well with onion.

5)Add chilly powder, meat masala ,pepper powder ,garam masala and turmeric powder .Add salt

6)Add dal and coconut milk 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 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..

Renu 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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