Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.

As you must have seen in my last post about navratri, I said I will be posting the recipes for them. So today , I will posting the recipe for chundal.

Chundal is a popular prasadam/offering for navratri in the south. Any kind of pulses can be used. The basic recipe is the same. You can make with chick peas, bengal gram, green gram, groundnuts. This time during navaratri , I made with chana dal, Black chick peas, kabuli chana and green peas.

Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.As you must have seen in my last post about navratri, I said I will be posting the recipes for them. So today , I will posting the recipe for chundal. Chundal is a popular prasadam/offering for navratri in the south. Any kind of pulses can be used. The basic recipe is the same. You can make with chi...

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    Ingredients

    Any pulses/lentils- (see list below)
    1 cup
    Grated coconut
    1/2cup
    Coriander - finely chopped
    You use chickpeas(white or black),dried peas, rajma, karamani(cowpeas).
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    I have also made a chundal with channa dal with a slightly different procedure.
    Seasoning
    Mustard
    1tsp
    Udid dal
    1tsp
    Channa dal
    1tsp
    Red chillies
    4 to 5
    Curry leaves- few
    pinched
    Gingelly oil
    2tsp
    Salt
    to taste

    Steps

    1. Wash and Soak the pulses overnight till it softens(becomes tender).
    2. Drain the water if any. Wash again.
    3. Pour around 1 1/2 glass of water.
    4. Cook them in pressure cooker till it becomes soft.(around 8 whistles, depends on your cooker)Take care it does not get mashed.
    5. Drain the water completely.
    6. Heat oil in a pan.
    7. Add mustard, udid dal , channa dal and red chillies.Add curry leaves. Add the cooked pulses and salt and mix well.
    8. Add grated coconut.Mix well.
    9. Saute for another 4-5 minutes.(You can even cover and cook for 2-3 minutes, but take care ir does not burn at the bottom.
    10. Garnish with coriander.
    Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.
    Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.

    Chick pea/kabuli channa/kondakadalai chundal

    Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.

    For channa dal /kadala parappu chundal,

    Soak the dal only for 2 hours.

    Cook in a preesure cook only till soft.(just one whistle) Take care it does not turn mushy.

    Heat oil in a pan.

    Add mustard seeds and udid dal.

    When it crackles, add hing and curry leaves.

    I did not add grated coconut here.(but you can)

    Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.As you must have seen in my last post about navratri, I said I will be posting the recipes for them. So today , I will posting the recipe for chundal. Chundal is a popular prasadam/offering for navratri in the south. Any kind of pulses can be used. The basic recipe is the same. You can make with chi...

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      Steps

      1. Garnish with coriander.
       I just squeezed in some lemon juice for a different taste.
      Chundal/sundal recipes for navaratri.
      See more chundal recipes in this blog

      Masoor dal chundal

      Sweet payar chundal

      Karamani chundal

      (Pictures for this post will be updated soon.)