Kadala Masala Curry/Black Chana Curry

Ingredients 1
Kadala -250 gm

Ingredients 2
Coriander powder – 11/2 tbsp
Chilli powder – 11/2 tbsp
Meat Masala – 1 tbsp
Soya sauce – 1 tsp

Ingredients 3
Onion sliced – 1 no

Ingredients 4
Oil as needed

Ingredients 5
Tomato chopped – 1 big

Ingredients 6
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Ingredients 7
Grated coconut – 1 cup


Soak kadala over night or 8 hours. Pressure cook kadala along with water and salt.

Mix second ingredients with little water and form a paste.

Roast grated coconut with little oil and keep aside.Heat oil in a kadai and saute onions, keep aside.In the same kadai, splutter mustard seeds, now mix the paste of second ingredients, saute well and when a nice smell starts coming, add chopped tomatoes. Now add the sauteed onions and mix well. Add cooked kadala, salt, and roasted grated coconut and allow it to thicken. Decorate with curry leaves. Serve with puttu, idiappam, or appam. 

8 thoughts on “Kadala Masala Curry/Black Chana Curry”

  1. puttu kadala curry… heard it but never tasted together… we usually have as sweet puttu…


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