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Monday, September 26, 2011

Pachai Payaru Sundal-Green gram sundal

Sundal is an important dish prepared everyday during Navratri festival. It is rich in protein and can also be had as an evening snack. Today let us learn how to prepare green gram sundal using our easy pachai payaru (green gram) sundal recipe-

green gram sundal-payaru sundalHow to make Green Gram sundal
Serves 2-3

Ingredients needed

Green gram - 1/2 cup
Grated coconut - 2-3 tbsp

For the seasoning

Mustard - 3/4 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Green chilli - 1 finely chopped
Red chilli - 1
Curry leaves - few


Soak green gram for 5-6 hours or overnight. Wash and pressure cook with less water, salt needed for 1-2 whistles.The green gram should be soft but not mashed up. Drain any excess water.


Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai/pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing, urad dal, red chilli, curry leaves and green chilli. Toss till dal changes to golden brown in colour.

Add the cooked green gram, grated coconut and mix it well. Check for salt and remove from flame.

More Navratri Special Sundal recipes

Chickpea sundal recipe

Peanut sundal recipe

Karamani sundal recipe (Kara sundal)

Kadalai paruppu sundal recipe

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of padhuskitchen.com


  1. Nutritious sundal,my fav anytime..

  2. I love this simple and yummy sundal:-)

  3. wow healthy and yummy sundal,luks delicious...

  4. looks absolutely inviting,droolworthy and super tempting..

  5. During navrathiri my mum makes sundal daily...Thanks for the recipe...Following you blog straightaway...…If you have time do check my blog too…


  6. Dear padhu,

    Pls give recipe for green gram kuzhambu



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