Easy Kondakkadalai Kurma recipe, How to make channa ka korma
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Kondakkadalai kurma recipe-This easy, flavorful coconut chickpea kurma is ready in no time and packed with flavor! Now with a recipe video, above the kurma recipe below!
Recipe type: SIDE DISH
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
  • 1 & ½ cups of white channa/வெள்ளை கொண்டக்கடலை
  • 2 medium-sized onion/வெங்காயம்
  • 1 sprig curry leaves/கறிவேப்பிலை
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste/இஞ்சி-பூண்டு விழுது
  • Salt/உப்பு – As needed
  • 1 tbsp oil/எண்ணெய்
  • 3 nos. of cardamom/ஏலக்காய்
  • 1 inch of cinnamon stick/இலவங்கப்பட்டை
  • 3 cloves/கிராம்பு
  • To Grind
  • ½ cup of grated coconut/தேங்காய்
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds/சோம்பு
  • 1 tbsp roasted channa/பொட்டுக்கடலை
  • 3-4 green chilies/பச்சை மிளகாய்
  1. Soak the channa overnight or 8- 10 hrs.
  2. Pressure cook the channa(kondakkadalai) little salt. The more we cook the channa, it becomes really soft.
  3. In a mixie jar add coconut, roasted channa dal, green chilies, and fennel seeds. Add water and grind it to smooth paste.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves and fry for a minute.
  5. Add the chopped onions and fry until they turn translucent. Now add the curry leaves, ginger- garlic paste and saute for a minute
  6. Add the channa dal and salt. Add grounded coconut paste and water(I used the reserved water from the cooked channa), mix well.
  7. cover and pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistles, switch off the stove.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  9. Delicious channa kurma is ready to be served.
always cook the Kondakkadalai with a little salt and pressure cook at least 6-7 whistles for the best result.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at https://www.premascook.com/2020/01/easy-kondakkadalai-kurma-recipe-make-channa-ka-korma.html