2.12.10

A surprise award and Kadala curry


What a beautiful reward.Its from Shanavi of jellybelly-shanavi.blogspot.com.Do check Shanavi's wonderful website .
I want to share this with all my friends who have been a support to me.This is one of the best things in my life.Love meeting you guys and love all of your recipes.I was like a frog in a well and now you guys have helped me view the colourful world of food.
Thankyou!!!!!!!!
The weather in Ireland is cold with snow all over the place.Here is a peek into my place now!!



View from my balcony


My hospital or work place


My plants



My spooky snowman


On such a cold climate one of my comfort food is Kadala curry with puttu and I think there may be a few who agree with me.So today I would love to share my Kadala curry recipe.




Ingredients.
Kadala/Black chickpeas-1cup
Onion-2 finely chopped
Ginger-minced-1tbsp
Garlic-minced-1tbsp
Green chillies-2 slit
Curry leaves-1sprig
Whole spices-2 black cardamom,cinnamon-1inch,Cloves-2,Bay leaves-2
Mustard seeds-1tsp
coconut chips-1tbsp
Oil-2 to 4tbsp
Turmeric-1tsp
Chilli powder-1/2tbsp
coriander powder-1tbsp
garam masala-1tsp
pepper powder-1tsp
Salt as required.




Soak the dal for 4 to 5 hours in salt water.Now add it with whole spices,turmeric and salt and pressure cook it for 4 to 5 whistles.Let the cooker cool down.Now in a pan add 1tbsp oil.Add ginger garlic to the hot oil and roast it.Then add the onionscurry leaves and chillies.Let it cook until the onions are translucent.Add the chilli,coriander and garam masala powder.Roast it till the raw smell is gone..Add this mix to the dal and pressure cook it for 1 more whistle.Heat a tbsp of oil.Add mustards,when it splutters add the coconut and roast it.Add this to the curry.Sprinkle pepper powder finally on top.


Serve with puttu!!!!!!!! or chappati/rice

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30 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious curry looks perfect with pittu
congrats on the well deserved award

Smitha said...

black chick peas curry looks amazing...
Enjoy ur award!...congrats..

Treat and Trick said...

That is a yummy dish and congrats on ur award dear...

Suhaina said...

congrads on ur award dear...happy for you. kadala curry looks summy and spicy..best combination with puttu.

aipi said...

I love this curry with hot parathas..looks absolutely delicious!
Congrats on your award , very well deserved!

US Masala

Pushpa said...

Congrats on the award Biny,kadala curry with puttu looks delicious.

Priya said...

Yumm, very tempting kadala curry..Congrats on ur award..

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Never had puttu with this curry. Very interesting..

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Thank you Biny for sharing the award.

Jaya said...

Biny,
Now you are making me feel hungry :-) specially in this snowy weather here.Hugs and smiles

Malar Gandhi said...

Dear,

I have shared an award with you, please feel free to collect them:)

Suja Sugathan said...

Congrats on your award..wish you many more, delicious kadala curry.

Padhu said...

Kadala Curry looks delicious and congrats on your award and thanks for sharing it with me

Nithu Bala said...

Healthy curry Dear..loved it...Congrats on your award and thanks for sharing it with me and our frnds..you are such a nice person:-)

Sayantani said...

thanks a ton Biny for your generosity. you deserve this and many more for your awesome work in the blog world.
recently I visited Kerala and enjoyed this curry with puttu for breakfast. love it.

G.Pavani said...

congrats dear on ur award and delicious kadal curry..

Kairali sisters said...

Congrats and thnaks on the award Biny...

Kadala curry adipoli tto...

Torviewtoronto said...

thank you Biny snow that stayed yeah :) we are waiting for some

Gulmohar said...

Congrats Bini ! Thanks for sharing :-)puttum kadalayum is a family fav...perfect combo to warm you up

Smitha said...

thanx for sharing the award with me dear...I got it ;)) enjoy the snow!

Shalini said...

hi biny,

first of all congrats on your award. i like the new look to ur blog and the beautiful music played at the back ground. kadala curry looks delicious:)

Satya said...

Thanks for sharing the award with everyone biny. Would love to see more and more recipes from you.

Nisha said...

Congrats Biny and thanks for sharing.

Jaisy James said...

kadala curry adipoli anu ketto. congratss on your award

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

Hello from Malaysia! :D

Hi Biny, thanks for dropping by and leaving encouraging comments at my blog ya! ;)

U have a lovely blog with yummy, mouthwatering dishes here...truly irresistible ones.

Congratz on your award and that kadala curry looks fab! Following U too ^___^

Nitha said...

Thanks a lot for the award Biny... I shall post it soon on my blog..

vanishri bhat said...

congrats on your award and thank you very much for sharing it with me.

Karishma said...

Hi Biny, it's been a long time and I was not disappointed to see that you've posted so many different and fantastic recipes for me to catch up on :-)..also, it was nice that you shared pics of the views from your home, was nice seeing the snow! Also,many many thanks for the lovely award-I caught it only now, as I am online only in spurts nowadays (bad internet connection for the time being)...thanks again and will be putting it up on my blog soon!

Sarah Naveen said...

nice pictures...yummy kadala...
congrats on the award..

Ananda Rajashekar said...

am full on for puutu and kadala curry...oh its same here we are surrounded by snow ...and congrats for ur award :) and see Christmas here blog new out looks great :)