Kadala Curry / Radish-Brown Garbanzos Curry – South Indian Style

Kadala Curry / Radish-Brown Garbanzos Curry – South Indian Style

Chinna Brown Mookadalai-Mullangi Masala Kuzhambu:

Other Names: Mookadalai Kuzhambu. Garbanzos Curry. Kadala Curry. Chana Masala – South Indian Style.


Brown,small Garbanzos/ Kala Chana / Mookadalai 1 cup
Red radish sliced 1 cup
Onion 1 large grated
Ginger-garlic paste 1-2 spoons
Tomatoes 2 crushed
Tamarind paste 1/2 spoon
Cinnamon 1 stick
Cloves 3
Turmeric 1/4 spoon
Chili powder 1 spoon
Coconut wet-ground 1 cup
Oil few spoons
Cilantro leaves to garnish.


Soak the legumes overnight and pressure cook the same, next day…set aside.

In a wide vessel, heat oil. Add the whole spices, followed by ginger-garlic paste and onions. Fry real good, until the raw odor is gone.

Followed by crushed tomatoes, tamarind, salt, turmeric and chili powders. Further add radish and cooked legumes. Cover and cook.

Once the gravy thickens, add coconut paste and continue boiling over high heat, briefly.

Serve warm to go with plain steamed rice.


10 Responses so far.

  1. Rekha shoban says:

    yummy curry…perfect with puttu!

  2. Hema Mahen says:

    Look so yumm and love the color of the dish..

  3. Looks very colorful n addition of radish is new to me..thanx..

  4. Adding radish to kadalacurry is totally new to me, well looks colorful!

  5. Delicious kadala curry dear,adding radish sounds great.

  6. Vidhya says:

    Kadala Curry looks so nice I would love to have this with some Puttu.Adding radish to this curry is also new to me.Loved your blog.Your blog is like a treasure trove to me I have not gone through your entire post.I think it will take a few days.Thanks for stopping by my space.I am looking forward for more feedbacks from you.

  7. divya says:

    Slurp,mouthwatering here, wat a delicious curry..

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