Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Karamani Sprouts Masala / Cowpeas in Spicy Gravy

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Karamani Sprouts Masala: 

 ( Cowpeas in spicy gravy )




Karamani Sprouts Masala is one of the most authentic recipe of South Indian Vegetarian cuisine. This flavored gravy tastes so good and packed full of nutritional contents. 

In this recipe, the karamani is soaked in water overnight and allowed to sprout. Then it is cooked in selective aromatic spices. 

This ethnic spicy  curry serves great as side dish with chapatti, roti, idly or dosa.


Here is the recipe for you to try its taste in your home and enjoy..!                






Ingredients:



·         Karamani ( cowpeas )                             - 1 ½ cup
·         Oil                                                        - 2 tbsp
·         Mustard                                                - ¼ tsp
·         Cumin                                                   - ½ tsp
·         Curry leaves                                          - 5 or 6
·         Onion                                                    - 1
·         Green chilly                                           - 1
·         Ginger garlic paste                                 - 1 tbsp
·         Tomato                                                 - 2
·         Turmeric pwd                                         - ¼ tsp
·         Coriander pwd                                        - 1 tsp
·         Garam masala pwd                                - 1 tbsp
·         Red chilly pwd                                       - 1 tbsp
·         Fresh lemon juice                                  - 1 tbsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Coriander leaves




To make Sprouts:










1.     Wash and soak karamani ( cowgram ) in water till next day morning.
2.     Completely drain the water and allow to dry  in  air to avoid getting moisture
3.     Take a clean washed light cotton cloth and wet it.
4.     Keep all the washed karamani in the cloth and wrap it loose.
5.     Keep wrapped till next day morning, you can see fresh sprouts readily appearing on the cloth.






To prepare Karamani Sprouts Masala:









1.     Take the karamani sprouts in pressure pan, add 2 cups of water and cook it for  3 whistles or until it is tender.
2.     Take care not to overcook.
3.     In a fry pan, heat oil.
4.     Add mustard, cumin and curry leaves.
5.     Saute for few seconds.
6.     Add chopped onion, green chilly and fry till transculent.
7.     Add ginger garlic paste and sauté until raw smell disappears.
8.     Now add mashed tomato paste and fry for 2 minutes.
9.     Once oil starts separates out, add turmeric pwd, coriander pwd, garam masala pwd, red chilly pwd and salt.
10.  Combine well.
11.  Add the cooked karamani sprouts and little water and allow to boil.
12.  Cook until the gravy becomes semi dry.
13.  Remove from flame, add fresh lemon juice and mix.
14.  Serve hot with chapatti, fried rice or idly, dosa.










15.  Healthy and tasty karamani sprouts masala ready to enjoy.










70 comments:

  1. It came out really good.
    thanks


    rajee.

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  2. delicious combo with chapatis..very healthy version of grams too!!

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  3. Very tempting and fabulous curry...

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  4. Very healthy one dear..looks delicious..

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  5. Very healthy and yummy one...

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  6. Mmmm very interesting and sounds deliciously aromatic!

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  7. This looks really incredible -- and it's so healthy! What a great use for sprouted beans!

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  8. very delicious and yummy will tthis out and let u know...

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  9. Healthy and yummmm...

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  10. Thats a healthy recipe

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  11. hmmm yummy and delicious..

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  12. A healthy and yummy curry.

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  13. Healthy and protein packed masala,prefect pair for rotis..

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  14. healthy and delicious curry,,yum yum

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  15. Nutritious and Delicious !!

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  16. What a healthy masala curry! Perfect for Roti!

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  17. I'm planning on making a full Indian meal this weekend, and I may have to include this in the lineup. It looks great!

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  18. Very nutritious n delicious curry...I too make it in similar way with coconut paste but this looks more inviting n healthy choice without coconut...thanx for the recipe!!!

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  19. Healthy and delicious dish! Perfect with rotis..

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  20. healthy and creamy curry.

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  21. sprouted masala looks awesome and healthy.

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  22. Very nutritious,healthy and yummy curry

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  23. Wow looks awesome,nutritious and delicious side dish for rotis.

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  24. I love cowpeas, but I've never had them sprouted. This looks delicious!

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  25. yumm! nutritious n delicious!

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  26. yummy curry delicious with roti or rice

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  27. Very healthy and tasty looking masala curry dear. Great recipe.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  28. so healthy and delicious !! perfect with rotis !!

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  29. Healthy and delicious recipe.. lovely clicks !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  30. never tried any gravy with karamani. looks very creamy

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  31. This looks interesting! you have to grow your own sprouts first before cooking them!

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  33. What a gem! I haven't heard of cowpeas and love to discover new ingredients. Thanks for sharing.

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  34. romba nalla irukku...Superb...

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  35. what a healthy and incredibly nutritious channa - awesomeness!

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  36. Wholesome , filling n delicious!
    US Masala

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  37. so nutritious and yummy!

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  38. WOW! Looks so flavorful and healthy :)

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  39. thats a nutritious and wholesome curry

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  40. great combination with chappaaththi. :-)

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  41. Healthy & nutritious curry..Perfect with chappathi

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  42. That looks healthy & tasty... Thanks for sharing!

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  43. Great curry with fantastic combination of spices.

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  44. love healthy stuff. Especially sprouts :P nice way to have sprouts other than salads

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  45. I make karamani curry but making it with sprouted karamani is a healthier option.

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  46. Very tempting ...

    Healthy and delicious recipe..

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  47. Never tried this way for roti, nice recipe! looks delicious!

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  48. These sprouts look really delicious:)

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  49. That does sound really authentic, healthy, and delicious!

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  50. healthy , delicious curry

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  51. Ahh, delicious and healthy curry! Would pair well with any rotis!!

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  52. Delicious & healthy curry. soo tempting

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  53. very very yummy recipe jay

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  54. that's one healthy side dish...:)...love using sprouts in my dishes too...:)

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  55. Healthy & packed with nutrition!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  56. WOW! this looks amazing; I have never heard of this; looks good!
    Rita

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  57. This really sounds delicious. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  58. Yummy yummy!!! Picture shows its taste dear..

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  59. the sprouted masala looks rocking !

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  60. The sprouts masala looks marvellous

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  61. this looks very tasty and interesting!

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  62. Wonderful dish! I would love to have soome with some fresh naan!

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