August 20, 2015

Bengal Gram Dal / Kadalai Paruppu Sundal

    Kadalai paruppu sundal is easy to make, protein rich snack which you should make at least once in a month.

Recipe Cuisine : Indian | Recipe Category: Snack
                 Preparation Time: 3hrs(for soaking)  | Cooking Time: 8 mins | Serves: 2

Split gram dal / kadalai paruppu
½ cup
Grated Coconut
2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder
¼ tesp
As required
To Temper:

2 tesp
Mustard Seeds
½ tesp
Urad Dal
1 tesp
Curry Leaves
1 spring
Green Chilli
Asafoedita / hing
½ tesp
Onion (optional)
¼ cup

1. Wash and soak the dal for 3 hrs. At least soak it for minimum 1 hr. Then drain the water and keep it aside.
2. Boil 1 cup of water, add the drained dal with turmeric powder. Cook for 4 mins. Switch off the flame and close the lid of the pan and leave it for 1 more min. Dal should become mushy when you  press one dal with your figure.  Strain the water completely using the strainer.
3. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seed and wait for popping. Then add the urad dal, curry leaves, chopped green chillies and hing. Saute them for a min.
4. Next add the finely chopped onion (if you have used) and fry till they becomes translucent.
5. Now add the cooked dal and salt. Mix them well and sauté for 2 mins. Keep the flame at simmer.
6. Finally add the grated coconut and switch off the flame. Mix them well and transfer it into serving bowl.
    Tasty and healthy evening snack is ready to serve with tea or coffee.
1. Cooking time is less when soaking time is more. So soak the dal for 3 hrs.
2. Do not over-cook or under cook.

3. You can use dry red chilli instead of green chilli.


Gauri said...

Looks like one healthy snack... yummmy

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