Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Pasi Paruppu Sundal-Easy Moong Dal Sundal Recipe-Navaratri Special

Payatham Paruppu sundal also called pasi paruppu sundal is one of the most easiest sundal recipe. It does not need any prior soaking or planning and can be made in a jiffy. It is easy to make and tastes great. It can also be had as a tea time snack. Today we will learn how to make Pasi Paruppu Sundal/Moong dal sundal following this easy recipe with step wise pictures. 

Pasi Paruppu Sundal-Moong Dal Sundal

Pasi Paruppu Sundal-Moong Dal Sundal

Pasi Paruppu Sundal-Moong Dal Sundal

 Prep Time : 5 mins
 Cook Time : 10 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySundal Recipes-Navaratri Special
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Pasi paruppu/moong dal - 1/2 cup
   Grated coconut -1/4 cup
   Turmeric powder - a pinch
   Salt to taste

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 2 tsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Red chillies - 1
   Hing/asafoetida - a pinch
   Green Chillies - 1 slit
   Curry leaves - a sprig


Dry roast moong dal until hot to touch. It should not change color. Then wash and cook moong dal in 1 1/2 cup of water with a pinch of turmeric powder and little salt .

Cook on medium heat, stirring from time to time, until soft but not mushy. You can press it with your finger and check it or you can check it by tasting it.

Once soft, drain the water and keep it aside.

how to make sundal


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add red chillies, hing, green chillies and curry leaves.

Add dal, needed salt and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium heat. If there is little water, it will evaporate.

Add grated coconut, mix well and remove from heat. Pasi paruppu sundal is ready. If desired, you can squeeze a few drops of fresh lemon juice.

Moong Dal Sundal Recipe

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Navaratri Sundal Recipes

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  1. Such and easy one. And looks delicious!! Gonna try this!
    And Padhu, do you take cooking classes? If yes where and when? I'm in Melbourne now. Planning to come to India in the month of November.

  2. A very healthy sundal.. The dhonnai makes me nostalgic about my childhood navarathri days.. we would visit every neighbour's house and return home with a small gift!

  3. Hi padhu
    Great tradational and easy cooking and thanks for sharing with us.i have done few dishes for myself with your help and been appreciated in my home. Thanks once again. Hoping to try moee with your help


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