Friday, August 22, 2014

Black channa kuzhambu

Ingredients :
1. Black channa- 2 cups
2. Brinjal - 4 to 5
3. Small onions
4. Red chilli
5. Jeera - 2 TSP
6. Curry leaves
7. Coconut
8. Coriander powder- 2 tbsp
9. Tamarind

To temper :

1.Mustard seeds- 1 TSP
2. Chopped small onion
3. Curry leaves
4. Red chilli
5. Tomato - 1/2

Method :

1. Soak channa in water overnight.
2. Pressure cook the channa and keep it aside.
3. In the meanwhile take a pan and pour oil into it.
4. Keep the flame in medium and then add red chilli,curry leaves and jeera and after frying it , take and keep it aside
5. Now take a pan and pour oil into it and then add the onions and fry until they turn translucent.
6. Then add the grated coconut and fry for a minute.
7.switch off the flame and add coriander powder.
8.After cooling it for sometime grind them(don't grind it too fine) along with the jeera redchilli fried mixture

9.Now take a Pan and pour oil and temper the items given under " to temper".
10. Then add brinjal and fry for a while .
11. Now add the tamarind paste and the channa.
12. Let it cook for a minute and then add channa and water(according to the consistency u want) and then cook covered for 10 to 15 mins in low flame.
13. Serve it hot with rice roti

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