Monday, February 3, 2014

Easy Kadala Curry ~ Easy Black Channa Curry..


We Keralites are known to have heavy breakfast.. be it appam with stew, noolputtu with mutta roast, idli or dosa with sambaar and chutney , pathiri with meen mulakittathu , all are healthy, tasty and nutritionally well balanced. Today my dish is a famous Breakfast, which none of the mallu's will say 'No'...Puttu n Kadala Curry. Though i have posted a Kadala Curry before.. This is an easy one , which can also accompanied with chapathis, appam, breads,etc.. Bachelor's can easily prepare this.So here goes the recipe...
Ingredients
  1. Black channa - 1/4 cup
  2. Onion sliced - 2
  3. Tomato - 1 Big
  4. Turmeric powder - 1/2 Tsp
  5. Red chilly powder - 1 Tsp
  6. Coriander powder - 2 Tsp
  7. Grated coconut - 3/4 cup
  8. Coconut Oil - 1/2 Tbsp
  9. Mustard Seeds - 1 Tsp
  10. Dry red chilly - 2
  11. Curry Leaves - 2 Sprigs
  12. Salt- as needed




Preparation
  • Wash and soak channa in enough water overnight.
  • Pressure cook it with salt and a little turmeric powder. Cook for 4-5 whistles.(This may vary.)
  • Heat a kadai with coconut oil, splutter mustard seeds, add dry red chilly and a sprig of curry leaves.(You can increase the spiciness, i use a very hot red chilly powder)
  • Add onion, saute till onion are soft and translucent. Now add in the tomatoes chopped. Saute until tomatoes are soft but not very mushy.
  • Now add in all the masala powders. Saute till he raw smell of masalas goes (just for 2 minutes.).
  • Add coconut to it. Mix it well with the masala's.
  • Now add this to the cooked black channa and pressure cook for one more whistle.
  • Open the cooker  , mix well and add curry leaves to it. (If you want, you can cook for more to reduce the gravy and make it semi or dry curry) .
  • Serve with puttu (steamed rice cake) or an roti's.
Sending this recipe to South Indian Cooking hosted by nandoo an event by Anu . also to WTML hosted by Motions and emotions event organised by Gayathri's Cooks Spot

   

14 comments:

  1. enganeyulla oru combination vereyundo??? drooling here...

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  2. yes definitely a easy way to make kadala curry
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  3. A very healthy and delicious kadala curry....

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  4. Puttum kadalayum lovely .......looks so tasty

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  5. easy to make and tasty kadala curry. Lovely.

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  6. Lovely kadala curry..My all time Fav .

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  7. Yummy putu and kadala curry... too good

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  8. Puttu and kadala curry is one such comfort food that I can indulge in everyday....Love the clicks...u just left me hungry

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  9. nice clik..n kadala curry looks delicious

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  10. wow lovely recipe! Gonna try it...Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks so much .. don give me the review if u try it and do send me the photos....through maill...

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  11. Thank u all for those wonderful comments.....

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