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Andhra style Greens & Chickpea Curry (Chukkakura & Gongura Senagala Kura)

Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: andhra
Servings: 4 serving


  • 1 cup Chickpeas - cooked
  • 2 Chilies Green
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 6 ~ 8 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 3 chilies Dry red (adjust as per taste)
  • to taste Salt


  • Combine the greens and green chilies in a saucepan. Add ½cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil. Simmer the greens until they are very tender. Turn off the heat and mash them until smooth.
  • Heat 2tsp oil in a pan, add mustard and fenugreek seeds; once the seeds start to splutter add the red chilies, garlic and curry leaves, cook until garlic starts smelling fragrant and turns golden.
  • Next add the mashed greens, chickpeas and salt. Simmer for 6~8 minutes for the flavors to mingle. If the curry looks too thick, add some water.


Linking this to Valli's 'Cooking from Cookbook Challenge: June -- Week 2'.
And also the 'Fabulous Feast Friday # 19' being hosted by Usha and me.
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