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Monday, January 9, 2012

Steamed Chickpeas & Methi Dumplings Kurma

I was planning for making some sundals with chickpeas yesterday for our snacks,finally i decided to make  them as a guilt free snacks,yep as a steamed dumplings with soaked and grounded chickpeas along with fresh methi leaves and few spices, after having some dumplings for evening snacks with hot chilly sauce, there were some leftovers, instead of having again for snacks those leftover dumplings i simply prepared this super tempting kurma with those chickpeas and methi dumplings..This kurma suits prefect as a side dish for both rice and rotis, we had them for our lunch with rice and bhindi fry, everyone at home enjoyed thoroughly this super delicious healthy kurma...Sending to my own event CWS-Chickpeas guest hosted by Sukanya of Saffronstreaks,Cooking With Leftovers guest hosted by Veena,event by Kalyani,&Vardhini's U event..
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For Dumplings:
3cups Soaked chickpeas
1cup Methi leaves (chopped)
3nos Garlic cloves
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
1no Onion (chopped)
1/2tsp Grated ginger
4nos Dry red chillies
Salt
Few coriander leaves (chopped)

Grind the soaked chickpeas,garlic cloves, asafoetida powder,dry red chillies as a coarse paste, finally add the chopped onions,chopped coriander leaves,chopped methi leaves,grated ginger and salt, mix everything well..

Make small lemon sized balls from the grounded paste and steam cook them for 10-15minutes in an idly cooker..

For Kurma:
10-15nos Steamed chickpeas & methi dumplings
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
3nos Green Chillies (slit opened)
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1tbsp Coriander powder
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
2nos Bayleaves
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
2tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
Salt
Oil

To Grind:
1tsp Peppercorns
1tsp Cumin seeds
1tsp Fennel seeds
1/4cup Grated coconut
1tbsp Poppy seeds

 Grind all the ingredients from the list 'to grind' as fine paste and keep aside...

Heat enough oil in a kadai, add the bay leaves and fry until they turns brown, add immediately the chopped onions, chopped tomatoes,slit opened green chillies, ginger-garlic paste and saute everything well until the raw smells goes away... cook everything in simmer for few minutes with coriander powder,garam masala powder,turmeric powder;grounded paste with lid closed...finally add enough water to the kadai and cook in medium flame for few minutes..once the kurma turns thickens,drop gently the steamed balls,cook for few more minutes,put off the stove and add the coriander leaves..

Serve hot as rotis & rice..

50 comments:

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

wow very yummy dish.. looks so good..

Swetha said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely and healthy recipe.

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

Wow Priya, that's another yummy and healthy kurma from you...Looks absolutely delicious.

Sudha Sabarish said... Reply To This Comment

Wow superb kurma.Tempting a lot.Feel like grabbing from the screen.

Zareena said... Reply To This Comment

mmmm.... yummy and creamy gravy..

La @ FoodSlice said... Reply To This Comment

Vegetable dumpling curries are an all time favourite. Making it with chickpeas sounds yummy

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

creamy n delicious luking kurma...really done it well

Abhilash Pillai said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious Kurma Priya.

"Chakhe toh jaane" this was a caption of some masala during my childhood... dont remember which

hope your family like this.

Jay said... Reply To This Comment

Mmm...curry rocks...looks great..
Tasty Appetite

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

சென்னாவும் மேத்தியும் சூப்பர் காம்பினேஷன்,குருமா நல்லாயிருக்கு!!

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting combo and loved it Priya ...gud one

Lena Rashmin Raj said... Reply To This Comment

woww.. a very healthy recipe.. snap is too gud.. :)
i was in kerala for 3 1/2 months Priya. amma had some health issues. now she recovered and i came back to bglr
i shud really thank you for visiting my blog even then i couldnt cm to urs. thanks for this support dear,.

this sunday is my baby's 2nd birthday.. nw im behind that planning.. :)cake flavor and theme color yet to decide :)will decide the color according to my dress's color ;)

catch you daily :)

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Steamed dumpling sounds so healthy and with that creamy looking gravy, the dish looks wonderful...

Deepa
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Ivy said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious and love that you used your leftovers to make this wonderful meal.

Malaysian Delicacies said... Reply To This Comment

hmmm, yummy kurma

Roshni said... Reply To This Comment

it is an innovative dish.. very tempting

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

I have never had this but it looks super super delicious and that gravy looks yumm too.

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

very unique kurma

Gloria said... Reply To This Comment

Love chickpeas and these look awesome:)

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely one Priya, such a innovative idea to make Kurma out of this dumplings.

Prabhamani said... Reply To This Comment

Gosh!! Perfect dumpling..looks yum yum yummm...

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so creamy and yummy. Perfect for chapathis...

cumincoriandercardamom said... Reply To This Comment

Love urundai kozhambu with Chick peas!!!

Nadji said... Reply To This Comment

Je suis admirative que tu puisses nous offrir une recette chaque jour et à chaque fois, c'est délicieux.
Bravo!
A très bientôt

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

mouthwatering n delicious curry.

vineetha said... Reply To This Comment

lovely and yummy...really mouthwatering.

kittymatti said... Reply To This Comment

A treat indeed!

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

yummy...tasty one..Bookmarked

Aarthi
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saffronstreaks said... Reply To This Comment

chickpea kurma looks so yummy and very hearty... unique too will try it sometime.

சிநேகிதி said... Reply To This Comment

healthy kurma..

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

I always like these kind of dumpling curry as it doesn't require extra effort to prepare side dish. :-) Truly addictive.

Sravs said... Reply To This Comment

Superb and very interesting recipe !!

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MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Reply To This Comment

Korma luks Yumm and a Good Combo. Delish!

Julie said... Reply To This Comment

Very different kuruma,yummy!!

Erivum Puliyum

Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

Love the combo looks great priya!

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Finger licking delicious..tempting kurma

Whats Ur Home Story said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting combo. Would have never thought of that. Nice blog Priya.

Nisha said... Reply To This Comment

Tempting Preparation.

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and inviting recipe. Looks simply yummy.

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

sounds very delicious and healthy too!

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

wow...very innovative and the kurma looks so inviting...bookmarked, will try this for sure..thanks for the recipe..
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Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Wow!!!absolutely delicious dear,a healthy and yummy kurma....

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

that sounds so interesting and delicious....i love it that instead of besan, whole chick peas were used!...very nice

Sumi said... Reply To This Comment

lovely recipe...gonna try it soon.

Ganga Sreekanth said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious and yummy

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious kuzhambu with urundai!

Priyanka Agrawal said... Reply To This Comment

this looks lip smacking n mouth watering!!! superb.
i also posted kormal co incidently sometime back but mine is very different

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious curry flavor, combined with the chickpeas...love it!

Vardhini said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and tasty dish. The dumplings look inviting Priya. Thx for linking to the event.

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Hema said... Reply To This Comment

Simply awesome, very creative dish..