July 13, 2010

Black Chickpeas Curry

Black chickpeas 2 cup
Tomatoes -2 small
Onion -1 medium
Red chillies -4
Green chillies -2
Coriander seeds -1 tsp
Cumin seeds -1 tsp
Fresh/Frozen coconut -8 pieces
Turmeric - 1tsp
Ginger garlic paste -1 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves -5

In a pressure cooker add soaked black Channa,salt, turmeric ,1/8 tsp of baking soda and add water. Cook it for 5-6 whistles.
In a non-stick pan dry roast step by step cumin , coriander seeds , red chillies and coconut pieces.
In the same pan add 1/2 tsp of oil and add chopped onion , fry it till golden brown color.
Once all the ingredients are cooled add 4 tbsp of boiled Channa and grind it into a smooth paste.
In a pan add remaining oil add cumin ,mustard seeds ,green chillies and add onion paste fry on low flame. Once oil getting separating add turmeric pwd ,ginger garlic paste cook it for 1 min.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it gets mashed up.
Add boiled Channa along with the water left in the cooker, add 1 tsp Chole masala.
Cover it and cook for 15 mins. Once gravy thickened add coriander leaves.
It goes well with bathura,puri,chapati or even simple white rice.

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