Monday, February 9, 2009

Preparation :-
  • Take 1 electric rice cooker cup chickpea/ kabulichana , wash them and pour sufficient water and soak them overnight . (If u are in cold countries better to put the bowl of soaked chana in oven )

  • In the morning add pinch of cooking soda and boil in cooker for5- 6 whistles . If u touch, it should press softly.

  • Take 1/4 kg guvar /gorru chikkudulu / cluster beans wash them , cut their both ends and chop into 1/2 inch pieces.

  • Boil this pieces nicely , u can either boil in microwave (6-7min) or boil in cooker while cooking rice or directly boil in hot water .

  • Chop 1 onion and 2 green chillies.

  • Heat a pan add 2 tbspns oil , when it turns hot add green chillies and after a minute add onions and brown them . Next add 1/4 tspn ginger garlic paste and fry till its rawness reduces.

  • Next add boiled cluster beans . Fry nicely.

  • After 5 mins add boiled and strained chickpea / kabulichana . Mix nicely.

  • Now add sufficient salt , 1/4 tspn chilly powder , 1/4 tspn turmeric , 1/2 tspn coriander powder , 1tbspn dry descinated coconut & add 1 tspn chole masala (this gives the kick for this curry). Mix nicely and add 1/4 cup water (adding water saves the spices from burning and helps the spices to mix uniformly) . Fry till curry turns dry .

  • Finally add few sprigs of finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.


  1. Anonymous said...
    hey preethi,

    u r very creative...curry chaala bagundhi..

    do u know how to prepare ginger chutney...ikkada nenu Indian store lo udipi company bottle techukuntanu...but ma intlo entante adhi chaala istam ga thintam...n within 15 days nene try cheddam anukuntunnanu....but onlineulo vethikithe sarigga dorakatledhu...meeku telisthe plz upload cheyyandi....waiting for ur replyyyy

    Anonymous said...
    meeku vasthe cheppandi

    waitin for ur reply
    Hi swathi , can u mail me to , i will reply u the recipe along with measurements.
    लवली कुमारी / Lovely kumari said...
    वाह सुन्दर !

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