Monday, 5 October 2009

Chickpea Sundal

Sundal is a popular South Indian snack which a must during Navarathri festival and no visit to the Chennai beach is complete without devouring the yummy sundal.
For us , it is an easy to prepare evening snack. All you need to ensure is that you soak the chickpeas overnight or at least 8 hrs. 

What you need to make Chickpea Sundal:

  • Chick Peas, soaked overnight - 1 cup (we used black chickpea)
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tbsp
  • Green Chilli - 2 ( as per desired spiciness)
  • Curry leaves  - a few leaves
  • Grated Coconut - as much you need for garnishing
  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp ( as per desired sourness)
  • Salt to taste
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tbsp
  • Urad Dal  - 1/4 tbsp
  • Channa Dal  - 1/4 tbsp
  • Red Chilli  - 1
  • Ginger Paste - 1/4 tbsp
  • Dry Mango Powder (Amchur)  - 2 tbsp or Chopped Raw Mango
The preparation method : 
  • Pressure cook the soaked chickpeas with salt for 4-5 whistles. Drain when done.
  • In a pan , heat oil and add mustard seeds. When the mustard splutters, add the curry leaves,green chilli ( and other optional ingredients except Amchur or raw mango pieces which we will add in the end).
  • Fry for a minute and then add cooked chickpea. Add the lemon juice and  garnish with the scraped coconut.
  • Viola ! We are done.Yummy chickpea sundal is ready to for your tasting pleasure(visualize a beach scene for proper effect)

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