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Kondai kadalai kulambu (Chick-pea pepper curry)

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Kondai kadalai kulambu, a traditional dish is a spicy pepper curry which is healthy and tasty for all. Enjoy!!
  Kondai kadalai 1 Cup (16 tbs), chick peas soaked overnight
  Onion 2
  Green chili 1
  Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Tamarind juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
  Sambar powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 3 Small
  Tomato 1⁄2
  Cilantro 1 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seed 1 Teaspoon

1. Grind the ingredients given for grinding in to a fine paste.
2. Heat oil in pressure cooker, add the mustard seeds, methi seeds and let them to splutter.
3. Add the onions, green chilly, curry leaves and saute till transparent.
4. Add the tomatoes and cook till mashy.
5. Add the grounded paste, salt,chickpeas and saute for 3mins.
6. Now add the tamarind juice and enough water and adjust taste.
7. Cover and cook for 4 whistles(or as required for cooking).
8. Uncover and stir the curry well and garnish with cilantro.

Tastes excellent with hot rice!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Kondai kadalai kulambu (Chick-pea pepper curry)

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veg.foodie's picture
I just looove chick peas. they are soo delicious.. we make them often at my place usually with garam masala to taste. Will try your version too! seems great :)
foodpsychologist's picture
Hi From which South Indian region is this Kondai Kadalai Kulambu ?
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