Sunday, September 15, 2013

Kondai kadalai Sundal - Channa Dal / Chole / Chick peas Navarathri Sundal Recipe - Festival Recipe

Chole or Chickpeas Sundal is one of the healthy and tasty recipe prepared on all special festivals. This is offered to the Goddess as neiveidyam on Navaratri festival. This is prepared as prasadam and given to the guests for Navarathri Golu. This can also be prepared as a healthy evening snack because it is rich in proteins. Good for growing kids and even for diabetic patients if they avoid coconut here in this recipe.

Tastes Yummy with Kovil Puliyodharai

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Ingredients for making Kondakadalai Sundal

1 cup kondakadalai
2 green Chillies
1/2 cup Grated Coconut
1/2 cup raw mango
A sprig of Curry leaves
A pinch hing
1 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
1/2 tsp Urad dal
Salt as Needed.

Method for making Kondakadalai Sundal

  1. Wash and soak the Channa in water overnight or for 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Pressure cook the channa with little salt till it becomes soft. Allow 4 to 5 whistles in cooker.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, splutter the mustard seeds, add hing, curry leaves, finely chopped raw mango and green chillies and saute well, then add the grated coconut and saute well.
  4. Next add the cooked kondaikadalai and mix well with the fried contents.
  5. The delicious and yummy kondakadalai sundal is ready to be served for guests.

Variation: You can also replace raw mango with grated carrot.


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