Chickpeas thoran | Kadala thoran-Kerala special stir fry recipe


Chickpeas thoran


Cuisine Style: Kerala, south india | Preparation&Cooking Time: 10 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take With: Rice/Roti | Type: Thoran, poriyal, stir fry

Ingredients

  • Chickpeas – 1 cup
  • Coconut – ½ cup [grated]
  • Dry red chilli - 1 Green chilli – 1 or 2
  • Onion – 1 [chopped]
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Coriander leaves – 2 springs [chopped]
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Coconut oil – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Water as needed

Preparation

  • Wash & soak chickpeas overnight. Add chickpeas, turmeric powder, salt & water in a pressure cooker then cook for 4 to 5 whistles. Then drain water.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & let it splutter. Then add urad dal sauté gently.
  • Add green chilli, dry red chilli, curry leaves & asafetida sauté.
  • Add onion sauté till soft. Then add boiled chickpeas sauté for 1 min.
  • Add salt, coconut, & chopped coriander leaves mix well & cut off heat then serve hot with rice.

Tip

  • Use coconut oil for better flavor.

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