Kadala/ Black Chickpeas Curry

Recipe Source: Kitchen Corner- Try It


1 cup kadala/ Black chickpeas
1 medium onion
1 medium tomato
2 green chillies
1- 1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/4 cup grated coconut
4 dry red chillies
1 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
few coconut slices
1/2 tsp garam masala
curry leaves


  1. Soak chickpeas for 5-6 hours or overnight and pressure cook it with green chillies, half of sliced onion ,salt adding enough water.
  2. In a pan, dry roast the grated coconut, dry red chillies, coriander seeds and turmeric powder till light brown. Grind it to a paste and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in another pan, add coconut slices and saute till golden brown. Add sliced onion and saute till light brown.
  4. Add ginger- garlic paste and curry leaves and saute for one more minute. Add chopped tomatoes and stir until it is cooked.
  5. When oil separates, add cooked chickpeas and ground coconut paste and mix well. Add garam masala  and cook for few minutes till the gravy thickens..Serve with puttu, appam etc..

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