Idli with Kadappa

For this kadappa you need

1 Cup Channa dhal
3 Green chillies
2 Onions
3 Tomatoes
1 Brinjal
Small piece of ginger
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
4 Garlic cloves
A pinch of asafoetida
A few nos. of Cinnamon, cloves,cardamom
1/2 tsp. of Aniseed 
2 tsp. of oil
salt to taste

For Grinding

Fry channa dhal in a pan without oil and soak in water for half an hour.

Then in a pan with little oil, fry chillies, garlic and ginger. 

Grind them all along with the channa dhal to a smooth paste.


Heat oil in a pan. Add cinnamon,cloves, cardamom and aniseed. Saute them well.

Add the chopped onions, tomatoes and brinjal and saute them well.

Pour little water along with the turmeric powder and allow it to boil.

Now add the grinded paste with sufficient water and salt.

Cover and cook  for 10 to 15 mins .

Kadappa is now ready to taste..........................

A best combination for Idli's and can also be taken with Dosa's


Malar Gandhi said...



Sarah Naveen said...

Kadappa is new to me..looks delicious!!

Unknown said...

Kadappa sounds yummy!its new to me...Wann to give try.

chef and her kitchen said...

look syummy..nice combo

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

my mom used to tell about this dish but never asked her the recipe . On reading ur recipe it must be yummy with idli/dosa.

Nithya said...

Nice dish.

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