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Kerala Style Spicy Kadala Curry : Chickpea curry

Updated on June 27, 2013

Kadala Curry or Chickpea curry

Here comes yet another spicy curry from the dining table of kerala - kadala curry. Kadala or chickpea curry is commonly used in kerala. Due to its spicy nature, kadala goes well with rice products.. Mostly the combination is Puttu and Kadala curry.. Any way Kadala goes well with idiyappam, palappam etc. In some areas it's seen that Dosa and Kadala curry as a combination..

Kadala Curry

Kadala Curry
Kadala Curry | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: One Cup Chickpeas will serve 3 people

Chickpea - soaked overnight and cleaned

Chickpea - soaked overnight and cleaned
Chickpea - soaked overnight and cleaned | Source

Preparing the kadala curry

Ginger n garlic to be crushed
Ginger n garlic to be crushed | Source

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Kadala, Chickpea - soaked overnight and cleaned
  • 1 Cup Onion, Sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Corainder Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • Salt, to taste

Kadala Curry preparation

Ginger and garlic is crushed
Ginger and garlic is crushed | Source
Masala powder, 2 teaspoon  cooked chickpeas is grinded, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste
Masala powder, 2 teaspoon cooked chickpeas is grinded, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste | Source
Onion sliced..
Onion sliced.. | Source

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Soak Kadala overnight, clean and cook the same using a pressure cooker, with needed amount of salt
  2. Slice Onion, finely, Now take some cooked kadala and grind it in mixer..
  3. remove the skin of Ginger and garlic, crush the same
  4. Heat Oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves - let it splutter
  5. Add onion and saute till the same once the onion turn brown color.
  6. Now add Masala powder and saute , later add some water from the cooked kadala, again saute, now add the grinded Kadala - this makes the Kadala curry more thicker and tastier..
  7. Now Add the whole Kadala and saute till the same starts boiling..
  8. Once the masala is done with the kadala, Off the Gas and Serve hot.

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Stages of kadala curry preparation

Preparing the kadala curry
Preparing the kadala curry | Source
Preparing the kadala curry
Preparing the kadala curry | Source

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      DEEPA JOHN 4 years ago from Trivandrum, Kerala,India

      Oh thanks aviannovice for your support and encouraging comment...

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Excellent material. You are helping me obtain a wonderful variety of food from India, and I truly thank you for it.

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      DEEPA JOHN 4 years ago from Trivandrum, Kerala,India

      Thank you Mhatter99 for your comment

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      I think I had this. Served with chilled fruit. Delicious. Thank you