Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu | How to make Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu

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About Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu

Black Channa Kuzhambu is also called as Mookadalai kuzhambu in tamil . This is a Indian type gravy / kuzhambu made of channa in tomato onion gravy along with coconut and tangy tamarind taste. It can be had with hot steamed rice. You can add vegetables of your choice in the gravy or you can do only with channa. Black channa is most suitable to this gravy than kabuli channa.

The delicious and mouthwatering Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu. Priya Tharshini shared this Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu recipe which is perfect to serve for 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves3People
Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu

Ingredients to make Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu

  • Black Channa - 1/3 cup
  • Coconut - 3tbspn
  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Shallots - 10 nos
  • Tomato - 1 small
  • Tamarind Extract - 1/4cup
  • Oil - 3 tbspn
  • Mustard seeds - 1tspn
  • Fenugreek seeds - little
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Hing - 1 tspn
  • Salt - 1tbspn
  • Sambar Powder - 2 tbspn

How to make Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu

  1. Soak the channa overnight and pressure cook it with little salt for 5 whistles until its soft but not marshy.
  2. Soak the tamarind and extract the juice. Grind coconut to  fine paste.
  3. In a kadai heat oil add the mustard, fenugreek and curry leaves . Allow it to pop then fry garlic,shallots & tomatoes one by one.
  4. And cook until tomatoes are soft. Then add the sambar powder and mix well.
  5. Add the tamarind water to it and mix well. Once its starts boil add salt and hing to it.
  6. Cover and cook till the raw smell goes. Once done add the channa and cook till it becomes thicken.
  7. Then add the coconut paste and mix well. Boil for 5 mints till oil separates. Then turn off the stove.  
  8. Serve karamani kuzhambu with rice.
My Tip: You can add vegetables like Potato , Brinjal along with channa. Adding small onion is optional. Instead  you can alter

Reviews for Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu (1)

shreya bagga3 months ago
very nice..i will try soon
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