Vella Kadala Curry

Adeela Shamnas A

Vella Kadala Curry / Channa masala Kerala style combo with puttu, chapathi or appams is too good. These curried chickpeas are similar to Chana Masala Kerala Style. It’s healthy, simple and makes a great side dish or vegetarian main dish. The curry in roasted coconut and spices gravy/curry for appam, puttu, chapathi, dosa etc,.popularly known as varutharacha kadala curry is a a very popular and easy South Indian Kerala style vella kadala curry recipe or chickpea curry. In north India it is called Kabuli Chana and the Chana Masala is a popular dish there. Usually black chick peas are used for this. Today we can see the preparation of white chick peas. Try this recipe at your kitchen and enjoy with your family.

Vella Kadala Curry

Vella Kadala Curry

Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Soak chickpeas overnight.
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  • Take a pressure cooker add chickpeas,sliced onion, green chillies, Turmeric powder, coriander powder,red chilly powder and salt.
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  • Pour water,close the lid and pressure cook it for 5-6 whistle.
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  • Now the chickpeas is well cooked.
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  • Heat a pan and add chopped shallots and curry leaves saute till the shallots turns light brown inColour.
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  • Mix it with the curry.
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