Thursday, September 24, 2009

Kadala curry without coconut

Usually in Kerala housholds kadala curry is made of fried coconut or coconut milk.Keralites have a special craving for kadala curry and lets see this non cocnut version of kalada curry which can also be impressive.

Kadala-3 cups
Big Onions-5
Ginger/garlic paste
Green chillies-5/6
Curry leaves-2 strings

Corriander Pwd-2 Tbs
Turmeric Pwd-1/2 tsp
Red chilly pwd-1 1/2 Tbs
Garam masala pwd-2 tsp
Oil as required

Pressure cook  soaked kadala with turmeric powder and salt for about 12 whistles.Take a kadai and fry onions in oil followed by ginger/garlic,curry leaves,green chillies,all the masalas and finally tomatoes.Once the tomatoes becomes soft add the kadala to it and again cook till the kadala gets coated in the masala and serve with roti,puttu or parathas.


  1. yummy kadala curry is the best!!!!

  2. 12 whistles or 1-2 whistles???..:)

  3. how much of ginger garlic paste is to be added?