Black chickpeas curry very common in Kerala.This is a side dish for appam,poori and even puttu.
Soak chickpeas for about 8 hrs.
Black chickpeas………1 cup
Coconut scrapings…1/2 cup
Coriander powder….1 tbs
Turmeric powder…1/4 tsp
Chilli powder…..1/2 tsp
Ginger ……finely grated 1/2 tsp
Garlic finely chopped….1/2 tsp
Salt as needed
Cook chickpeas separate ly in pressure pan.
Grind coconut scrapings into smooth paste.
In a kadai add little oil.
Add seasonings and then add garlic and ginger then shallots chopped
Then add green chillies curry leaves and tomatoes.
Now add dry spice powders to it
Add cooked chickpeas,salt little water so that the masala blends with the channa then finally add coconut paste and cook for few mts.
When everything blends well remove from fire add chopped Coriander leaves leaves.
Can serve as a side dish for puttu,appam and for poori