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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1108 Calories from Fat 768

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g134.4%

Saturated Fat 14.6 g72.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 226.2 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.7%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79.2%

Sugars 19.4 g

Protein 18 g36.4%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 54.2%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 43.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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