Friday, March 9, 2012

Kadala Curry


Ingredients :
Brown Garbanzo Beans / Karuppu konda kadalai – 1 cup.(soaked overnight)
Pearl Onions – 4
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt - as required
To roast and grind:
Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
Pearl Onions – 4 cut into half
Coriander Seeds – 1 tbsp
Red Chilies – 4 or 5
Cardamom – 1 no
Cinnamon stick – 1/2 inch
Cloves – 2
Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
For Seasoning:
Coconut Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – one string
Method:
1. Pressure cook the kadalai until soft and keep aside.
2. Take a pan, add the coconut, onions and roast till golden brown. Keep it aside.
3. Now in the same pan add coriander seeds, red chillies, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and fennel seeds till it turns slightly brown.
4. Allow them to cool for a while and then grind everything into a fine paste.
5. Heat the coconut oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves, allow it to crackle. Then add the onions ans saute them well.
6. Then once the onions turns transparent add the pressure cooked kadalai, little water, and turmeric powder and then boil it well.
7. Then add the ground paste and keep the stove in medium low and let it continue to boil and cook for 10mins.
8. Then add the required salt. When the curry starts thickening a bit, switch off. Serve hot with Idiyappam. It goes well with Puttu, aapam etc.
My Hubby really liked this combo... Sure give a try.... you all will love it.
The original recipe is from Sharmis Passion.

This i'm happy to post to  Hot & Spicy Treats by Food Corner ....

posting this recipe to "I'm the star" Event by Rasi 
and Cooking For Myself at Vegetarian Surprises.

8 comments:

Hari Chandana said...

Healthy and delicious curry.. looks absolutely inviting :)
Thanks for sharing dear !!
Indian Cuisine

Aarthi said...

yummy yummy

Aarthi
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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very healthy and nutritious curry.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Amy said...

ohh a mouthwatering dish!!
Thanks for sharing with Food Corner event...

Rasi said...

This is how we do it too & enjoy it with aapam or thengai dosa.. Looks great & thanks again for linking it :)

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Vegetarian Surprises said...

Thanks for visiting my blog & participating in the event. You still need to link this recipe to my blog. You have a good collection too :)

Amarendra said...

I loved this recipe.. very unique and healthy. You have a wonderful blog.

Kavi said...

nice recipe! :) excellent side dish for puttu!
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