Channa Masala Kuzhambu -Chickpeas Masala Kuzhambu-கொண்ட​ கடலை குழம்பு-Konda Kadalai Kuzhambu

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Tasty Channa (Chickpeas) Masala Kuzhambu is one of the delicious south Indian recipe, Chickpeas are very healthy as they are rich in both soluble and insoluble dietary fibre. They are the good source of protein for vegetarians. Nutritions also say that Regular intake of Chickpeas can lower LDL (bad) and total cholesterol. Salad with chickpeas are tasty and can keep you full longer, controlling the appetite.This is kuzhambu that goes perfectly with rice

 

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Channa Masala Kuzhambu -Chickpeas Masala Kuzhambu-கொண்ட​ கடலை குழம்பு-Konda Kadalai Kuzhambu
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 25 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
To Grind
For Gravy
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 25 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
To Grind
For Gravy
Instructions
  1. Soak Chana/Kondakadalai for 8 hours or Overnight and Pressure Cook it for 2-3 Whistles and keep aside.
  2. In a MIxer, Add Coconut 1/2 Cup, Coriander leaves and Fennel seeds and Grind it to a Smooth Paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan add Mustard seeds,Cumin Seeds and Fennel Seeds and when it splutters add sliced Onion and saute well till it becomes translucent. Add curry leaves and Ginger Garlic Paste and saute till raw smell goes off.
  4. Add Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Chilly Powder and Garam Masala Powder and saute well. Add Sliced Potato, Sliced Brinjal and Drumsticks and saute well for 2 Minutes.
  5. Add in required Salt and Grinded tomatoes and cook till all the vegetables are cooked.
  6. When the oil starts oozes out add in cooked Chana and boil for 5 Minutes.
  7. Then Add in the Grinded Masala Paste and required water and cook till the oil oozes out.
  8. Finally Garnish with Coriander Leaves.
  9. Tasty Chana Kolumbu is Ready to be served with Rice , Chapathi, Idli or Dosai.
Recipe Notes
  • Soak More Chana overnight and you can store it in a ziplock cover for 2 months in Freezer.
  • Chana Should not be cooked. If you forgot to soak you can use hot water and soak it for 1 hour and pressure cook it for 5-6 whistles.
  • You can also use white chana for the same.
  • You can add vegetables according to your wish.
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