Kadalai Kurma Recipe

Kadalai Kurma is a flavorful South Indian dish made with chickpeas cooked in a rich and creamy coconut-based gravy. This dish is a perfect blend of spices and coconut, giving it a unique and delicious taste. It is usually served with rice or roti and makes for a satisfying and nutritious meal.

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Ingredients for Kadalai Kurma Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Chickpeas, Soaked Overnight
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.13 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1.38 Hews
  • 0.13 teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • as required Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kadalai Kurma Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the chickpeas overnight and cook them until tender.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste, and saut茅 until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and cook until tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 5.Add cooked chickpeas, salt, and mix well.
  • STEP 6.In a blender, grind coconut, cashews, and fennel seeds into a smooth paste.
  • STEP 7.Add the coconut paste to the chickpeas mixture and cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can pressure cook the chickpeas to save time.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon of fresh cream.

Storage and Serving

  • Kadalai Kurma can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat before serving and add a little water if needed to adjust the consistency.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice, pulao, or roti for a delicious meal.
Nutrition
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359
calories per serving
12 g Fat12 g Protein56 g Carbs36 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Carbs
    56g
  • Fiber
    36g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    56g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Fiber
    36g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    451mg
  • Iron
    9mg
  • Vitamin A
    3514mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    161mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    50mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    188mg
  • Manganese
    11mg
  • Phosphorus
    198mg
  • Selenium
    21mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp