Restaurant Style Kerala Kadala curry / Kerala Kala Chana Curry

Puttu and kadala
curry are one of  the most popular break fast item  among keralites.
We can make kadala curry in different method, by using roasted
coconut,Without using
coconut. I have already posted some recipes with kadala like  Varutharacha
kadala curry for puttu, Kadala masala curry, Kadala ularthu/ Kadala stir fry
Kadala (black chana) -1 cup
Onion -1(chopped to small pieces)
Green chilies – 2nos (split)
Coriander powder -2 tbsp
Chili powder -11/2 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Garam masala -1tsp
Chopped garlic -1tbsp
Thick coconut milk – ½ cup
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Oil -2 tbsp
Salt -to taste
1) Wash and soak
kadala in water overnight.
2) Pressure cook
kadala,  green chilies with little salt and enough water till 10 
whistles in medium flame.The kadala should become soft and we should be able to
Squeeze it with our fingers .keep it aside.
3) Then heat a
pan add  mustard seeds. When the mustard Seeds start crackle, add chopped
onion garlic and  green chillies sauté for some time and then add
coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala in a low
flame.   And sauté till the raw smell goes.Then add cooked kadala along
with water.
 4) The gravy become
thick then adds salt and curry leaves. finally add thick coconut milk. Remove
from flame after 2 minutes.Serve hot with puttu. Idyappam, Appam.

3 thoughts on “Restaurant Style Kerala Kadala curry / Kerala Kala Chana Curry”

  1. Tasty and wholesome dish…My favorite too…
    Following your blog.
    Do visit my food blog and follow too if you like it.


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