Kadala Upperi / Brown Chana Stir Fry  

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Cooking Time: 30 min.

Serves: 4 - 6


Brown chana - 200gms (soak overnight)

Grated coconut - 5 Tbsp

Chilli powder - 1 tsp or to taste

Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Curry leaves - a few

Salt - to taste

Preparation Method

Soak kadala in water overnight. Kadala will double in volume after soaking.

Cook kadala in a pressure cooker. Drain water and keep the kadala aside.

In a pan fry grated coconut till it turns light golden brown.

Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder and saute for a while under a very low flame.

Grind this to a fine thick paste by adding a little water.

Heat oil in another pan and splutter mustard seeds and sauté curry leaves.

Then add ground coconut paste and kadala. Mix well.

Saute for about 5 - 8 minutes till it becomes dry.

Serve with rice.

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