Black chana coated with masalas serves as a very good combination to Aappam. In this curry, spices are used in less quantity and when the same is increased little more becomes a good companion for chappathis and pooris too.
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Ingredients for making Kadalai Curry:
Black chana – 2 cups
Chopped onions and tomatoes – 1 cup each
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tea spoon
Cinnamon and Cloves powdered coarsely – ½ teaspoon
Splitted Green chilies -3
Dhania powder – 2 tea spoon
Red chilly powder – 1 tea spoon
Oil – 1 table spoon.
Grind 2 table spoon coconut, ½ teaspoon fennel seeds(Perun jeeragam/Sombu) and 5 cashews or poppy seeds 1 teaspoon into a fine paste with water.
Method for making Kadalai Curry: