Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Kadala curry ( Black channa curry)


Ingredients

Kadala(Black channa) - 3/4 cup
Onion -1
Green chillies -2
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1tsp
Pepper powder -1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1tbs
Coriander powder - 2 tbs
Chicken masala powder - 1 tbs
Ginger chopped -1tbs
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Red chillies -2
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Oil
salt

Preparation

Soak kadala overnight.

Grind the grated coconut in a mixie by adding little turmeric powder and cumin seeds into a smooth paste.

In a pressure cooker,cook kadala by adding water along with chopped onions, ginger and green chillies to 3 whistle.Add ground coconut,salt and all the spice powders and cook for few minutes.

Tempering

In a pan add some oil sputter mustard seeds ,then add red chillies and curry leaves.Add this to the gravy.

17 comments:

Rachana Kothari said...

Yummy Curry ,any substitute to chicken masala powder?

AshKuku said...

This is my favorite too.... But I fear it because of its gaseous effect..... ;-)

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Padhu said...

Kadala curry looks simple and yummy!

Faiza Ali said...

Delicious and yummy looking curry. I love eating this puttu.

Akal's Saappadu said...

kadala curry sounds filling and delicious!!!

Vrinda said...

i just had kadala curry with dosa for bfast...looks yummmmm

Gulmohar said...

adipoli...kurachu puttum kudi undayirunnenkil...

Nostalgia said...

I am partial to black kadala. Love the kabuli chana but the black one is always reminiscent of puttu and kadala at home. Hm...

kothiyavunu said...

Your kadala curry makes me drool...kurachu appam kude undayirunnenkil...:-)

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicious,nice recipe as well...

Sarah Naveen said...

ente fav!!!!Simply superb!!! ichira putu koodi kittiyirunenkil ..hhoooo

vineetha said...

Thak you all for your lovely comments..
Rachana,
Chicken masala powder is optional,If u dont use it just add 1 more spoon of garam masala :)Thanks for going through the recipe.

Dolly said...

Vineetha, Ur Kadala curry is making me nostalgic. She made awesome black channa(Kale Channe). We make it the north Indian way..lol.Will try ur coconut version.Hope All is well. My toddler is keeps me too busy and I have a hard time writing comments..but rem they may be late, but they are coming.

Preety said...

black channa is one of my fav love the curry

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow kerala kadala curry what else can one ask for... Looks very nice and comforting!!!

சக்தியின் மனம் said...

mouth wattering

Tina said...

Pachamanga juice kudikkan mathramulla vishesham undu dear....5 months ayi...

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