Sundal is type of South Indian Salad made using legumes and split dal. It is very nutritious, easy to prepare and also very filling. It can be had as an evening snack with tea.
How to prepare Kadalai Paruppu (Bengal gram) Sundal
Now that Navratri is round the corner, we will see sundal recipes. I have already posted 3 sundal recipes, the link for which is given at the end of this post. Today we will learn how to make kadalai paruppu sundal using this easy sundal recipe.
Bengal gram/Kadalai paruppu -1/2 cup
Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Lemon juice - few drops
Oil - 1 tsp
For the seasoning
Mustard - 3/4 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Green chilli - 1 small finely chopped
Red chilli - 1
Curry leaves - few
Soak bengal gram dal for 1 hour. Pressure cook dal with needed salt and less water for 1 or 2 whistles. The dal should be soft but not mushy. You can even cook in a pan. If there is water, drain it and keep it aside.
Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing, urad dal, green chilli, red chilli and curry leaves.
Then add the cooked kadalai paruppu/dal and mix it well.
Add grated coconut, mix and switch off the flame.
If you like sour taste, squeeze few drops of lemon juice for a different taste.
More Sundal recipes (Navaratri sundal recipes)
Chickpeas sundal recipe
Black eyed pea(karamani) Sundal
Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of padhuskitchen.com