Kerala Kadala Curry
Kadala Curry / Kerala Kadala Curry Recipe
Kadala curry is an important recipe for thr keralites, as they often make puttu and kadala curry for morning break fast. Kadala curry is made up of black channa and is goes very well with puttu, appam and dosa. This is a common and authentic recipe made by most malayalis. It is an ideal break fast recipe as it is highly nutritious.  Soon I will post how to make kerala puttu. Come let us now try kadala curry
Preparation time - 30 minutes
Cooking time - 30 minutes
Serves - 4
Ingredients:
Black channa - 1 cup
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 ½ tsp
Garam masala - ½ tsp
Salt - To taste
Oil - 2 tblsp
Small onion - 10
Tomato - 1
For seasoning:
Oil - 1 tbl sp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Cumin seed - ½ tsp
Small onion - 5
To grind:
Coconut - ½ cup
Chilli - 2 – 3
Coriander seed - 1 ½ tblsp
Method:
Clean and soak the channa over night (8 to 10 hours). Pressure cook channa with required amount of salt.  Roast red chilli, coriander seed and coconut in ¼ tsp of oil and grind finely.

Kerala Kadala Curry


Peel and chop the small onion. Chop tomato finely.Heat oil in a pan and add small onion and tomato and saute for about 5 minutes. Add all the powders and saute. Add salt only for masala. (Previously we add salt in cooking the channa).

Kerala Kadala Curry

Finally add cooked channa and ground paste and boil for some time.

Kerala Kadala Curry

 Heat oil in a small pan and add all the seasonings and fry well and pour it in the kadala curry.

Kerala Kadala Curry

Serve hot with puttu.

Kerala Kadala Curry

Note:
Add the spices according to your taste.
You can serve with appam and dosai too.
Small onion gives great taste to the curry.

Kerala Kadala Curry

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