Black chick peas are loaded with high amount of fibers and is really healthy.This is a very traditional recipe with this healthy goodness.Enjoy it with Kerala style steamed rice cake or appam. You will surely love it.

Serves:
5-6


Cooking Time:
40 Min


Equipment:
Pressure cooker, Fry pan

Ingredients


  • Black chickpea | 2 cups
  • Onion | 1
  • Tomato | 1
  • Garlic | 1 bulb
  • Ginger | 1 inch peice
  • Green chilly | 3 nos
  • Turmeric powder | 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder | 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder | 1 tsp
  • Water | 1 cup
  • Salt | to taste

For thick coconut milk


  • Grated coconut | 2 cup
  • Fennel seeds | 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds | 1 tsp
  • Water | 1/2 cup

For tampering 


  • Oil | 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds | 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves | 7-8
  • Dried red chilly | 2-3
  • Pepper powder | 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder | 1 tsp

How to Cook!



Step – 1

  • Soak black chickpea in water for 5-6 hours
  • Roughly chop onion,tomato,ginger,garlic and green chilly. Add into a pressure cooker.
  • Wash and add soaked black chick pea
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilly powder, salt and water.
  • Give a good mix and close the pressure cooker.
  • Cook for 30 minutes, after 1 whistle

Step – 2

  • In a grinder, add grated coconut, fennel seeds, cumin seeds and water.
  • Grind into thick paste.
  • Strain coconut milk out of this paste and keep itaside.

Step – 3

  • Once the pressure cooker release the steam, open it and smash 1/4th of the boiled chickpea using a smasher.
  • Now add thick coconut milk and bring to boil.
  • Switch off the flame and tamper the curry.

Step – 4

  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add dried red chilly, curry leaves, garam masala and pepper powder.
  • Pour into the curry and give a good mix.
  • Close the lid and let the curry sit for 15 minutes before serve.

Enjoy with hot parotta, chappathi, appam, or steamed rice cake…anything you wish to…


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