Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Kommu Senagalu Kura (Chick Peas Masala Curry)
1 1/2 cup boiled chick peas(kommu senagalu,whole bengal gram)
2 onions peeled,blanch and pureed
3 tomatoes blanch,remove skin and puree
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 slit green chillis
1 tsp chilli pwd
1 tsp dhania pwd
1/4 tsp jeera pwd
pinch of garam masala pwd
1 tbsp tamarind paste
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 green cardamoms
1" cinnamon stick
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp kasturi methi
Blanch the onions and tomatoes(remove tomato skin)and puree them seperately.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan.Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Add the whole spices(cloves,cardamoms and cinnamon).Fry for 5 seconds.
Add the onion paste and green chillis and fry on medium heat till oil seperates i.e approx 15 minutes.
Add half cup water if required while frying the onions.
Add coriander pwd,jeera pwd,chilli pwd and salt and mix well.Fry for a minute.
Add the tomato puree and fry for another 10 minutes on medium heat.
Add the boiled chick peas along with the left over water and tamarind paste.Cover and cook for 5-7 mts.
Add garam masala pwd,kasturi methi and chopped coriander leaves.Adjust salt.
Mix well and remove from heat.
Serve with roti/rice.
My hubby loves to eat the chick peas curry with chopped onions and coriander leaves with a dash of lemon juice..:) tastes good.
Posted by sailu at 11/22/2005 12:10:00 PM