Tag: Chickpeas

Food, Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Thenga Aracha Kadala Curry / Black Chickpeas Curry with Coconut

Ingredients: 1 cup black chickpeas/ kadala 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 green chillies 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut 3 shallots 3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2-2 tsp pepper powder 3/4 tsp cumin seeds 3/4 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 1 sprig curry leaves […]

Food, Vegetarian

Kadala / Black Chickpeas Masala Gravy

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup kadala/ black chickpeas 2 onions, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped small piece ginger 4 garlic cloves 1 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tbsp tomato sauce 1 tbsp lemon juice salt to taste 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 2 […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Sadhya Recipes, Vegetarian

Masala Kootu Curry

Ingredients: 1 large raw plantain, peeled and diced 1 1/2 cup chena/ elephan yam/ suran, peeled and diced 1/2 cup brown chickpeas / kadala 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp black pepper corns 2-3 green chillies, slit 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 1/2-2 cups grated coconut 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/2 […]

Food, Vegetarian

Kadala Masala / Black Chickpeas Masala

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup kadala /black chickpeas 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup thengakothu/ coconut slices 2 onions, chopped 1 tbsp chilli powder 1-1 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 sprig curry leaves salt to taste oil as required Preparation: Soak kadala/ chickpeas in water for 5-6 hours […]

Biriyani, Food, Muslim Food Bloggers Challenge, Rice / Pasta

Chana Biriyani / White ChickPeas Biriyani / Vella Kadala Biriyani

                For Muslim Food Bloggers group challenge, this month’s theme is “ Biriyani“. As we all know, Biriyani is one of the most popular and delicious rice dish. Even though meat based biriyanis are more common, I have chosen a vegetarian based biriyani using white chickpeas…For this biriyani, rice and masala […]