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

Aruna Manikandan

I am a passionate cook and love to experiment various cuisines , in my kitchen. This blog is my humble attempt to register a copy of recipes that I learn and try . Feel free to experiment with my recipes and adjust accordingly to suit your taste and requirements.Hope you enjoy :)


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  1. Dear,


  2. Kadappa is new to me..looks delicious!!

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

  4. 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.

  5. Nice dish.

    Hey congrats for winning the soup and juice event. It was amazing that lot of your friends voted for you in the last one hour. great job :)

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