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Saturday, October 4, 2014

KadalaParuppu Sundal/Chana Dal Recipe

                Easiest ChanaDal Recipe of all the kind and easiest Sundal Recipe too.Dal's give protein you want with no much fuss .Especially On a vrat(vratham) day like saraswathi pooja  we do this KadalaParuppu Sundal which is  my in -laws tradition .
My mother do Kala Channa Sundal  also called Konda Kadalai in Tamil.For that Kondakadalai has to be soaked  the day before  and cooked  on stove top for an hour (she do around 2-3 kg to distribute them among workers ) my mom also place some puffed rice along with peanut and jaggery for pooja.We celebrated saraswathi pooja with vada and this Chana Dal Sundal.
 Usually on Navarathri days people on south India prepare various kinds of sundal to offer god .Below are some of other varieties i tried for this Navarathri.

  1. Pattani/Dried peas sundal
  2. Kondakadalai/Kala Channa Sundal(masala)
  3. Pasipayaru/Green Gram Sundal

Chana Sundal

Cooking time:20 min

Raw Split pigeon peas

Pictured some raw Channa Dal for Saturday snapshots

  • 1/2 cup Channa Dal
  • salt as required
  • 1 tbsp coconut ( can add more or less)

Kadala Paruppu Sundal

To temper:
  •  Hing
  • 1 red chili
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp oil

  • Pressure cook Channa Dal for 3 whistles or until soft
  • Heat tava  and add oil to it.
  • Add mustard seeds and wait for it to splutter
  • Add curry leaves hing ,red chilies as well.
  • Add pressure cooked Channa Dal.
  • When the water evaporates ,add coconut as well .
  • Add required salt and serve it .

Chana Dal Sundal

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  1. beautifully made sundal recipe dear

  2. Never get bored of this sundal,my fav.

  3. such a lovely quick and healthy way to prepare chana dal. Going to put this on my weekly menu. Thank you for linking this recipe to the diwali event.

  4. Simple yet I love such dish. Still have a packet of the dhal. Time to bring it out for this recipe.


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