Kerala Kadala Curry
Kerala Kadala Curry | Kadala Kari Recipe
Spicy Kerala Kadala Curry recipe!
Kerala Kadala Curry
Kerala Kadala Curry | Kadala Kari Recipe
Spicy Kerala Kadala Curry recipe!
Servings Prep Time
4people 15minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 15minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
For Kadala Curry Masala –
  • 1tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2tsp Black Pepper
  • 1tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2inch Cinnamon
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Green Cardamom
  • 8-10 Shallots
  • 1/2cup Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 1/2tsp Oil
For Kadala Curry –
  • 1cup Black Chickpeas
  • 1/2cup Finely Chopped Onion
  • 2tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 Dried Red Chilli
  • 1/2tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt as needed
  • Water as needed
  • Fresh Curry Leaves
Instructions
  1. Soak washed chickpeas overnight, discard the water and pressure cook them for 4-5 whistles with enough water with a pinch of turmeric powder. Let the pressure drop naturally before opening the lid.
  2. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat 1/2 tsp of oil and add coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, cardamom, fennel seeds and black pepper. Fry for a minute.
  3. Add shallots and fry again for 2-3 mins.
  4. Next add fresh grated coconut and fry all ingredients until the coconut turns brown. Switch off from heat. Let it cool down.
  5. Add water as needed and grind it into a smooth paste. Set it aside.
  6. In the same pan, heat 2 tbsp coconut oil. Splutter mustard seeds and brown dried red chillies. Add fresh curry leaves.
  7. Add finely chopped onions and fry them until transparent.
  8. Next add turmeric powder and red chilli powder, cook for a couple of minutes.
  9. Add pressure cooked chickpeas along with water used for cooking. Add salt as needed.
  10. As it comes to a boil, add the prepared masala paste. Mix well.
  11. Let the curry boil for a few minutes and remove from heat.
  12. Serve as accompaniment for rice or any breakfast items.