Channa Dal Sundal
Sundal is a tempered and sautéed dry dish made with legumes and peanuts. It is a famous South Indian dish and is especially prepared everyday for 9 days during Navratri. Channa Dal Sundal is one among the different traditional Sundal recipes. It can be served as a side dish with the main course or you can just have them as a snack. Made with channa dal, grated coconut, curry leaves and asafoetida (kayam), this snack recipe has an amazing flavour and would be a bliss for all the South Indian food lovers.
PREP TIME: 2 HRS
COOK TIME: 30 MINS
1 Cup Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparippu) – soak for 2 hours
1 Green chilli
1 tbsp Grated Coconut
1 tsp Salt (Adjust As Needed)
1 tsp Oil
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
a Pinch Asafoetida (Kayam / Hing)
Few Curry Leaves
- Heat the pan, add the dal and water to soak the dal. Add salt and cook the dal till it is soft but not mushy.
- Now heat the oil in the pan, and add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds begins to sputter add curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida (kayam).
- To this add the cooked channa dhal and mix it thoroughly. Finally add the grated coconut and then mix it well.