31 Oct 2014

Simple Brown Chickpeas Gravy | Kondakadalai Gravy

Chickpeas Gravy
Recipe :

Simple Brown Chickpeas Gravy | Kondakadalai Gravy - Pressure Cook

Prep Time: 5mins + soaking overnight
Cook time: 30 minutes
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Recipe Category: Gravy
Serves: 4 to 5 persons

Ingredients :

Chickpeas Gravy
Brown Chickpeas - 1 cup
Shallots - 1/4 cup (chopped)
Tomato - 1 no
Green Chilli - 2 no
Ginger Garlic Crushed - 1/2 tbsp
Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 1 and 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Cloves - 3 no
Cinnamon Stick - 2 no (2" long each)
Bay Leaf - 1 no
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Curry Leaves - 2 stk
Coriander Leaves - 2 tbsp (chopped)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to Taste.

Method :
Chickpeas Gravy

Preparation :

  • Wash and soak the brown chickpeas \ kondakadalai for overnight with enough water. (shown in above image)
Chickpeas Gravy

Steps To Make The Brown Chickpeas \ Kondakalai Gravy :

  • First grind the coconut and fennel seeds into fine paste with required water and keep aside. (Image 1 and 2)
  • To make the gravy, heat the oil in a hot pressure cooker pan and roast the cloves, cinnamon stick and bay leaf. (Image 3)
  • Stir in the onion and curry leaves til light brown colour. (Image 4)
  • Stir in the ginger garlic til its raw smell leaves. (Image 5)
  • Then add in the tomato and green chilli, saute til the tomato turn tender. (Image 6)
Chickpeas Gravy
  • Stir in the red chilli powder and turmeric powder for few seconds. (Image 7)
  • Then add the ground coconut-fennel seeds mixture, two of cup of water and required salt, mix well and bring to boil. (Image 9)
  • Then add the soaked brown chickpeas \ kondakadalai and mix well. (Image 10)
  • Close the lid and cook for 1 whistle and 5 to 7mins over simmer, when all the steam has escaped, open the lid and mix well (Image 11)
  • Finally add the coriander leaves, mix and ready to serve. (Image 12)
Chickpeas Gravy
Serving Suggestion : Serve hot with the Poori or Chapathi.

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