Monday, September 28, 2009

Kadala \Channa Curry

Kadala\Black Channa - 1cup
Coconut - 1/2 cup, grated
Onion - 1 large, chopped or sliced
Tomato - 1 small, sliced
Coriander powder - 1tbs
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli - 4
Curry leaves - Few
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste and oil as required


Soak channa previous night in water and pressure cook until it becomes soft.  Heat oil in a pan and fry grated coconut till it changes its color to golden brown, keep aside until it becomes cool and
grind to fine paste adding little water. In the same pan add some more oil & add mustard seeds,when it splutters add curry leaves,red chilli & saute for few secs. Then add chopped onion & saute till it turns light brown, then add tomato and saute it.  Add kadala & masala (coriander, red chilli & turmeric powder) with little water and allow it to boil for few mins. Then finally add ground coconut paste,stir well and simmer it.

When done remove and serve with Puttu, Appam or Chapathi.


Vani gopal said...

Thanx for the recipe, yet to try........

Sangeetha said...

Mouth watering presentation. I'll try your recipe soon.

Sheeba said...

This is one of my favourites

Sofia said...

nice photograph..