Kerala Kadala Curry With Coconut | Black chana curry


Kerala Style Kadala Curry With Coconut

Traditional Kerala Style Kadala Curry With Coconut

Kadala curry is one of the well known breakfast side dish in Kerala. Puttum kadalayum is Kerala’s common breakfast item. Kadala curry is very healthy as it is packed with protein. We can serve Kadala curry withPuttu,Set Dosa,Idiyappam,Gothambu Vellayappametc… I have posted Kadala curry without using coconut which is very easy to make. Hope you all will like this recipes.

How to make Kerala style kadala curry


  • 3 cups of Bengal gram(Kadala)
  • 2 tbsp. of Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 cup of Grated Coconut
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 medium sized Tomatoes
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • Oil to season
  • 1 tspn. of Mustard Seeds
  • Salt as required


Step 01

Soak kadala in water for 2 hour. Pressure cook with salt and 3 pinch of turmeric powder.

Step 02

Grind coconut well.

Step 03

Heat oil in pan.splutter mustard seeds.

Step 04

Add ginger garlic paste,saute for 1 min.

Step 05

Add onion,fry for 5 min.

Step 06

Add tomato and stir well.

Step 07

Add all the spices(chilli powder,turmeric powder,garam masala) and fry for 1 min.

Step 08

Add cooked kadala and stir well.cook for 2 min.

Step 09

Add coconut mix and cook well.

Step 10

season with mustard seeds.

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