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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Channa Sundal / Chickpeas Stir fry



Sundal is a quick and easy south Indian snack very commonly served in Tamilnadu. This easy to make dish can be made out of cooked dried beans. We can use dried Chickpeas/Chana, Green beans/Moong daal or any dried beans for this preparation.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Kadala (Chickpeas) - 1 cup
  • Grated coconut - ¼ cup
  • Gingely oil - 1 tsp
  • Urad daal - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida / Hing - a pinch
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly -2 nos
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves - a few

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Soak kadala in water for 6 hours .
  • Cook soaked kadala, salt and water in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistle.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and red chilly and let it splutter.
  • Add urad dal and fry it.
  • Once urad dal becomes golden colour add asafoetida, and curry leaves into the hot oil.
  • Add cooked chana / kadala into it and mix.
  • Add grated coconut and roast it for 2 -3 minutes.
  • Remove from fire and serve.

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