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
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
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.