Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Varutharacha Kadalacurry

This is my mom's recipe .The fried coconut gives a nice flavor and tempting colour.This kadala curry goes well with puttu,chappathi,appam etc.


Kadala(black channa) - 2 cups
Onion - 1 big
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilly Powder - 1/2 tbsp
Salt - as reqd.

For the masala paste

Coconut oil - 1tbsp
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - few
Coriander Powder - 1tbsp

For seasoning

Coconut oil - 1tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tbsp


Cook the kadala and sliced onions in a pressure cooker with red chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt.Keep it aside.In a pan put the oil and fry the coconut till it become dark brown colour.Put curry leaves and coriander powder.Mix well.Switch off the stove.Let them cool.Grind it to a smooth paste(u can add some water).Boil them for about 10 mins.In a pan put some oil and splutter the mustard seeds and curry leaves and put the garam masala and saute well.Add this to the curry.Serve hot.


  1. Hi sree,thank u for visiting my blog dear. nice kadalacurry! nice click.

  2. Coconut oil is the main highlight in the recipe... love the flavorful recipe...

  3. hiii recently i saw ur blog and really its soo goodd n delicious recepies..thank u soo much.


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