Monday, October 22, 2012

Channa Sundal | சன்னா சுண்டல் | Chick Peas Sundal

Channa(Chick peas) Sundal is rich in proteins and very good for people of all ages. Channa sundal is low in fat, high in proteins ,very healthy and also filling. Sundal can be done with any bean seed of your choice though chickpeas is very commonly used. This is usually prepared and served as prasadam. 

Ingredients :-
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 Channa | Chick peas   1 Cup 
 Shredded Coconut  2 tbsp
 Hing (perungayam)  Pinch
 Red Chillies  2
 Curry leaves  few
 Mustard 1tsp
 Urad Dal ¼ tsp 
 Salt  to taste
Method :-
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1. Soak channa overnight or soak in hot water for 3-4 hours. Pressure cook channa with little salt for 2-3 whistles until soft and keep it aside.
2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and urad dhal, allow it to crackle. Then add red chillies, hing, salt, curry leaves and saute for a minute. (add less salt as we have already added to the chick peas/channa while cooking) 
3. Drain the water from the cooked channa and mix well with the tempered items. Add coconut and give a quick stir. Check for salt, add more if desired and switch off.
Mouth watering channa sundal is ready !! Serve hot/warm.
Notes :-
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#  If you are using canned channa, follow from step2.
# Do not fry the sundal for long time, this makes the outer skin hard.
# You can also add raw mango (grated or finely chopped).

Related posts :- 
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Click here for more :- Festival Recipes 
Click here for more :- Channa Recipes  
Click here for more :- Sundal Recipes  
Click here for more :- Snacks Recipes
 
  Cheers,

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