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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Black Chick peas in coconut gravy

Black Chick peas in coconut gravy.

This is a delicious healthy gravy with black chick peas.

For this gravy you need

2 cups of chickpeas
2 onions
2 tomatoes
1 tsp. of ginger- garlic paste
Handful of coriander and mint leaves
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
Salt
oil

For seasoning

1 tsp. of aniseed
1 bay leaf
1" cinnamon stick

For grinding

2 tbsp. of grated coconut
3 green chillies
5 nos. of cashewnuts

Grind them to a smooth paste adding little water.
Preparation

Soak the chick peas overnight .

In a cooker, cook them with a pinch of salt. Allow it for 3 - 4 whistles.

Heat oil in a pan, Add all the seasoning ingredients, sauté for a min.

Add the coriander and mint leaves, sauté for a min.

Add the onions, saute them until they turn translucent.

Add the tomatoes, along with turmeric powder, saute them until the tomatoes get cooked well.

Now add the cooked chick peas mix them well,add the paste adding little water , allow it to cook for 10 mins in  medium flame.( adjust water according to your consistency).

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Healthy delicious black chickpeas gravy is ready to serve......


Serve it hot with Chapathi's...

46 comments:

SathyaSridhar said...

Aruna, black chana curry looks delicious dear. Black chana is more healthier than white one dear nowadays i start to use black one.

Ms.Chitchat said...

Very nice and tasty curry. Ur version looks good.

Life is beautiful!!! said...

Thats a very nice recipe. Thanks for sharing Aruna.

asiya omar said...

good and healthy one .

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very good source of protein and fibre. Curry looks delicious dear....

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

healthy & delicious recipe!!

Parad Sharma said...

Wow, never knew making them was so easy.

AvanthiRao said...

tasty and healthy :)

Geetha Achal said...

மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...சூப்பர்ப்...எங்க தாத்தா இருக்கும் வரையில் இந்த கருப்பு கொண்டகடலையினை தான் வீட்டில் செய்வாங்க...ஆனால் இப்பொழுது எல்லாம் இது மறந்தே போச்சு என்றாலும் அடிக்கடி செய்வதுண்டு...

Vrinda said...

Just had this for bfast,my all time fav...yummm

Panchpakwan said...

Very healthy and delicious curry..

Nithu Bala said...

Aruna, this is such a delicious dish..I must try this...mouth watering Dear..

Kairali sisters said...

Hmm this is our fav for breakfast...YUmmy yumm ..Goos one aruna..

Love
Kairali sisters

Madhuri said...

Looks delicious Aruna

San said...

Delicious chick peas gravy aruna ,like to have it dosa .

Rachana Kothari said...

Delicious n nutritious chickpea curry! I love it .

Swathi said...

Aruna,

Kadala curry looks really yumm.

Suja Sugathan said...

Delicious black channa curry..your recipe sounds great.Thanks for sharing dear.

Ann said...

Sounds delicious..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love this version dear, very new recipe for me :)

Kiran said...

Very delicious black channa curry.Nice pic.

SS said...

thats diff and nice

Sumi said...

yummy curry.I bet it tastes great with Appam..love to try it out sometime.

Preethi Rajeev said...

Very healthy and delicious

Priya said...

Gravy looks rich and beautiful..

Jagruti said...

wow..this is new for me..coconut greavy...looks tempting:)

Yummy Team said...

Wonderful curry..I would love it with appam and idiyappam..

Ramya said...

never tried black channa in gravy..looks yumm

Krishnaveni said...

looks so beautiful and delicious aruna.

R said...

nice authentic recipe!

sowmya's creative saga said...

looks yumm..goes well with a wide range of dishes..

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds good and should be more flavorful and healthy!

shahana said...

Perfect combination with chapathis

Priya said...

very delicious and i love it :)... great pic:)

Valarmathi said...

Wow....this looks wonderful and yummy. Mouthwatering.

Sailaja said...

Very nice and tempting curry..

jeyashrisuresh said...

gravy looks so rich. havent used black chann in any gravies. kurma looks very nice and yummy

kitchen tables said...

I wonder how the gravy tastes like. It is the first time I heard about this.

Babli said...

Very nice, interesting, healthy and delicious dish. Thanks for your lovely recipe.

PS said...

delicious and very healthy curry..

Priya said...

lovely recipe :)... i just love this dish....:) thanks for sharing :).. great pic :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Love this curry, very fulfilling recipe.

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice recipe, would love to try this one,..thanks for sharing it aruna

GayathriRaj said...

Hey thats a nice one....first time to ur blog and those all recipe collection was awesome....

Loved it....and this is a healthy one too....very healthy and good protiens and fibre also...love to see more and more recipes from you....

Happy to follow you too...

Aps said...

Dear tis is a completely new thing to me... esp the seasoning :) loved it

Padhu said...

Channa gravy looks nice and tasty. will try this next time