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Sunday, December 16, 2012

CHANNA WITH CAPSICUM CURRY - STEP BY STEP


CHANNA WITH CAPSICUM CURRY 


CHANNA WITH CAPSICUM CURRY - This is a simple and delicious curry with channa and capsicum. It can be served with Indian Breads or spread onto a slice of bread for a quick snack. We had with Palak chapathi - an healthy and delicious version of chapathi with Palak |Spinach

Serves : 4
Preparation time :  15 mins + overnight soaking
Cooking time :  30 mins.


For this recipe you need
  • 1 cup of white chickpeas, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium sized capsicum, sliced
  • 1 tsp. of cumin seed
  • 2 green chillies, slit length wise
  • 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. of chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. of coriander powder
  • Salt
  • Oil

Preparation

Pressure cook the chickpeas with sufficient water until soft and drain, reserving some of the water.


Heat  oil in a pan and fry the cumin seeds. Add the green chillies and onion, fry until golden.


Add ginger- garlic paste , fry for a minute. Add the tomatoes and fry for a couple of minutes.



Now add the capsicum and tip in the spice powders .Mix it gently. Allow this to cook until all  are well blended.


Mix in the chickpeas, add the reserved water, salt and allow it cook for few more minutes. Remove from heat and serve it hot



Delicious Channa Capsicum curry is ready to be served..................


Serve this delicious curry with Indian flat breads and enjoy :)

34 comments:

prathibha Garre said...

Nice and delicious Curry..looks perfect wid d palak chapati

DivyaGCP said...

Simple, flavorful and delicious curry.. Perfect side dish for chappathi..

Latha Madhusudhan said...

Wow this is will be gr8 dish to go with the Indian breads. Luv it.

Arthy Suman said...

Delicious side...

Veena Theagarajan said...

looks perfect.. New combination
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Hima bindu said...

Delicious curry.. perfect side for rotis!!


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Prathima Rao said...

very delicious curry...!!
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Chitra said...

Nice combo. looks yumm

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Delicious and flavorful curry

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Adding capsicum is such a nice variation here..delicious curry

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Adding capsicum is such a nice variation here..delicious curry

Maha Gadde said...

super easy n yummy cook.
Maha

Shanavi said...

Lovely presentation..Yummy curry it is..Thanks for ur comment on my post dear.

S.Menaga said...

Simple curry,loved it!!

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Very inviting and flavorful chana.

Today's recipe:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2012/12/prawn-in-poppy-paste-chingri-posto.html

Priya said...

Love the addition of capsicum here, can have this curry with anything.

Julie said...

interesting n healthy combination:)
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Ganga Sreekanth said...

healthy combo

Uma Ramanujam said...

Capsicum is my all time fav. channa and capsicum combo worked out well. Love to taste it.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious dear..Join me in Fast Food Event - Poha in my blog .

Suja Manoj said...

Perfect with rotis,yum

divya said...

yummy n healthy curry..

Kitchen Queen said...

nice addition of vegetable.

Rachana said...

Healthy, simple and delicious curry. Love it.

anusha praveen said...

Unusual combination and loaded with all the proteins and the crunch of peppers.. I m droolin Aruna

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Curry looks yummy...perfect with flat breads..

Chandrani said...

Very healthy and yummy channa curry.

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Never tried this combo..Yumm

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Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious chana dal curry. Aruna.

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Vidhya said...

I love the flavor of capsicum and this sounds like a wonderful combination.

Gajus kitchen said...

The gravy looks delicious and interesting.I have not tried this combination channa and capsicum

Sreevalli E said...

Wow.. Addition of capsicum makes it more tasteful..

Jay said...

wow...lipsmacking delicacy..love it Aruna..;)
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