Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Vella Kadala Curry(Channa Curry)

Ingredients :
Chickpeas(Vella kadala) - 1 cup(soaked for 2-4 hour)
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Ginger(crushed) - 1/4 tsp
Onion(chopped) - 2 no
Oil - 3 tbsp
Green chillies(slit) - 3 nos
Curry leaves - 4 - 5 nos
Corindar leaves
Red chilly powder – 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) – 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies -5

Preparation
1)Cook channa in 1 1/2 cups of water or more as reqd by adding all the powders and ginger,onion,green chillies.
2)Graind coconut by adding Cumin seeds to a fine paste.
3)Add this to cooked channa.
4)Cook for 10 minutes, till the gravy thickens.
5) Heat oil in a pan, Splutter mustard seeds sauté curry leaves and dry red chillies.And add to curry and mix well.
6)Garnish Kadala Curry with Corindar leaves.
:- Serve Kadala Curry hot with chappathis or puttu.



12 comments:

Tina said...

My fav curry...Looks creamy and delicious..Nice click too dear...

Rekha shoban said...

curry looks very thick...nice combo with chapathi!

Neetz said...

adioli kadala curry :) gr8 combo with chappathi :)

Rachana Kothari said...

Such a creamy and a delicious looking curry! would go well with chapati's.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Channa is my favorite legume of all time. The curry looks very delectable. I would have this with rotis anytime!

Jagruti said...

Oh we love chana..I made them on Holi day..your looks so tasty..something new I found that you used coconut powder...looks yummy!!

Sarah Naveen said...

ooooh..i m drooling..nalla creamy and yummy

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Hai...channa curry looks so tempting with beautiful photo...

Swapna Sree said...

woow!!Chana Curry looks delicious and yummy,,,perfect combination with chapathi...
Thanx for visiting my blog....

Nithu Bala said...

Yummy yummy...love to have it right now with chappathi..

Gita said...

Delicious curry Bheena...simple and easy to prepare too...looks good :)

Aparna said...

kollam luks creamy.chappathikku nalla combi