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...

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

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  2. Very nice and tasty curry. Ur version looks good.

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  3. Thats a very nice recipe. Thanks for sharing Aruna.

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

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. Wow, never knew making them was so easy.

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

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

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  8. Very healthy and delicious curry..

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

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

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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

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  12. Delicious n nutritious chickpea curry! I love it .

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  13. Aruna,

    Kadala curry looks really yumm.

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

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

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  16. Very delicious black channa curry.Nice pic.

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

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  18. Gravy looks rich and beautiful..

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

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

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  21. never tried black channa in gravy..looks yumm

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  22. looks so beautiful and delicious aruna.

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

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  24. Sounds good and should be more flavorful and healthy!

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  25. Perfect combination with chapathis

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

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

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  28. Very nice and tempting curry..

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

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

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

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  32. delicious and very healthy curry..

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

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  34. Love this curry, very fulfilling recipe.

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

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  36. 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...

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

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

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