Kadala Curry













  1. Black  chick peas (kadala) – 1 cup
  2. Green chilly – 2
  3. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  4. Coriander seeds – 2 tsp
  5. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  6. Shallots – 5
  7. Garlic – 2
  8. Ginger – a small piece
  9. Cloves – 2
  10. Bayleaves
  11. Cinnamon stick -2
  12. Fennel seeds – 1/4 tsp
  13. Mustard seeds -1/4 tsp
  14. Dry red chilly – 2
  15. Salt
  16. Coconut oil
  17. Curry leaves













  1. Soak kadala overnight. Pressure cook with little turmeric powder, green chilly(cut into lengthwise) salt and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a  pan.Fry grated coconut,coriander seeds, shallots, clove,cinnamon,bayleaves,fennel seeds,ginger,garlic till light brown in color.once it is cool, grind it into a fine paste.
  3. Add the coconut paste to kadala mix and boil.
  4. Heat oil in a pan . Splutter mustard seeds, dry red chilly and add the seasoning to the curry.
  5. Garnish with curry leaves.


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12 Responses

  1. sushma says:

    I love this curry i had it at my frnds place.

  2. Asha says:

    YUM! I love brown chana, Kadala curry looks delcious! Love hoe Puttu looks, almost like Idkis, good one!:)

  3. Divya says:

    kadala curry looks delicious-puttu kadala is an amazing combo-great entry!!

  4. Bhawana says:

    nice entry dear. will try this. very different for me.

  5. Daily Meals says:

    Kadala curry and puttu look delicious Prajusha!

  6. maheswari says:

    All time fav. kerala dish..Loved the bowl..I used grind about 2 tbsp of channa for the thickness.I left you something at my blog..:)

  7. Madhavi says:

    Hummmm….kadala curry looks awesome, delicious!!!!

  8. ranji says:

    i love kadala curry…..one of my fav combo is puttu and kadala…ur puttu shape is so cute..looks gr8 🙂

  9. Lakshmi says:

    Guess what, even I have kadala veggie on my blog. 😀 Your’s look awesome. You have a award on my blog.

  10. Priti says:

    Hey this puttu and channa masala reminds of my recent Munar visit dear…they serve the same combination….and it tasted great. Urs looks delicious…I love Puttu

    Wish my blog..something waiting for U

  11. jeb says:

    sounds great. let me try

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