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.

Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Priya Tharshini is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu is perfect to serve 3 people. Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu by commenting on this page below!

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

Ingredients to make Black Channa Masala Gravy / Kuzhambu

  • Black channa - 1/3 cup
  • Coconut - 3 tbspn
  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Shallots - 10 nos
  • Tomato - 1 small
  • Tamarind extract - 1/4 cup
  • Oil - 3 tbspn
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tspn
  • Fenugreek seeds - a little
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Hing - 1 tspn
  • Salt - 1 tbspn
  • 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 mushy.
  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 and 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 bagga5 months ago
very nice..i will try soon
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