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Karuppu Kondakadalai Kuzhambu Recipe - Kala Chana Curry

Aarthi
Delicious chana kuzhambu which taste so delicious with appam or rice. This is a spicy curry and is highly nutritious.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Side
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
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Ingredients
  

  • Kala Chana - 2 cups dry
  • Coconut Oil - 2 tblsp
  • Onion - 1 chopped finely
  • Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs
  • Green Chillies - 2 chopped finely
  • Tamarind - 2 tblsp
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tblsp
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves as needed finely chopped

FOR GRINDING:

  • Coconut - 1 cup
  • Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 2 tsp

Instructions
 

  • Soak chana overnight. Drain and take it in a cooker, cover with water. Add little salt and pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistle. Take it off the heat and set aside for the pressure to release. Open the cooker. Take a ladleful of the chana and puree till smooth.
  • Take coconut, fennel in a blender and puree till smooth.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add in onions, curry leaves and chillies.
  • Add in the cooked chana along with the water, tamarind, pureed chana and mix well.
  • Add in spice powders and salt and mx well.
  • Cover and simmer for 10 to 15 mins till oil floats on top.
  • Now add in coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve.
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