Black channa dal / Kondakadalai/ Black Chickpeas - 1 cup
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Salt to taste
To Grind :
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera -- 1 tsp
Coconut pieces - -4 pieces
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 onion, tomato and saute till tender.
4) Add in boiled chickpeas, grinded masala, chilli powder, garam masala , coriander powder , turmeric powder and salt . Add little water.
5 ) Cover with a lid . Cook in slow flame till the oil separates . Garnish with coriander leaves . Serve hot with chapathi or puri .