Kerala kadala curry Recipe

Kerala Kadala Curry is a popular South Indian dish made with black chickpeas cooked in a flavorful coconut-based gravy. This curry is rich in spices and has a thick, creamy texture. It is usually served with steamed rice, appam, or puttu. The combination of aromatic spices and the nutty flavor of coconut makes this dish a delicious and satisfying meal.

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1hr 15minstotal
30minsPrep
45minsCook
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Ingredients for Kerala kadala curry Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Black Chickpeas, Soaked Overnight
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Coconut, Grated
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kerala Kadala Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak the black chickpeas overnight and then cook them until tender.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and sauté onions, ginger, and garlic until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add tomatoes, spices, and coconut paste to the pan and cook until the oil separates.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked chickpeas and simmer for a few minutes until the flavors blend together.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or any Indian bread.

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 coconut milk at the end.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover kadala curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the curry with steamed rice, appam, or puttu for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
293
calories per serving
14 g Fat12 g Protein28 g Carbs21 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Carbs
    28g
  • Fiber
    21g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    28g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Fiber
    21g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    155mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    856mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    158mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    26mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    145mg
  • Manganese
    5mg
  • Phosphorus
    186mg
  • Selenium
    23mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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