Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Kadala Curry

Puttu and kadala curry is all time favorite breakfast combo for malayalees.My hubby is a puttu fan and can have it for breakfast everyday.

My friend GP had requested for kadala curry recipe. Amma suggested to post simplest recipe for him because he is a bachelor. Will post the varutharacha kadala curry soon.


1 cup kadala soaked overnight
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbspcurry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste

To be chopped:

1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 inch piece of ginger
2 tbsp coriander leaves (optional)
1 tomato


1 tsp chilly powder
1 1/2 tsp coriander
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp garam masala powder


1. Add the soaked kadala, 2 cups of water and salt to a pressure cooker and cook till 4 to 5 whistles.
2.In a pan add the coconut oil.Add the mustard seeds and let it splutter.
3.Add the curry leaves and chopped ingredients (except the tomato) and saute till golden brown.
4.Add the powders and fry for 1 minute on low flame.
5.Add the tomato and saute till it turns to paste.
6.Add the kadala and let it cook in the masala for 3 minutes.

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