Sunday 17 March 2013

Karamani Sundal Recipe/Black Eyed Bean Sundal Recipe -Navaratri Special Sundal

When I think about a healthy snack, the first thing that occurs to me is the sundal. It can be any time of sundal because they are rich in protein and fiber. Here’s one such sundal “karamani sundal”.


Karamani/Black Eyed Beans
1 cup
½ finely chopped
Green chillies
2 finely chopped
½ inch piece finely chopped
Dry red chillies
Mustard seeds
¼ tsp
Cumin seeds
¼ tsp
Urad dhal
¼ tsp
One pinch
Curry leaves
1 tsp
Turmeric powder
3 pinches
Grated Coconut(optional)
2 tsp

Preparation Time: 5-6 minutes          Recipe Category: Neivedhyam, Evening Snack

Soaking time: 4=5 hours                                Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu India

Cooking Time: 15 -20 minutes

Author: Priya Anandakumar

Meanwhile do check out other SundalVarieties here and All about Navaratri along with Sundals, Rice Varieties and Neivedhyam Recipes here.

Sundal Varieties that might of your interest...

White Chickpea Sundal/Kondakadalai Sundal

Black Chickpea Sundal/Karuppu Kondakadalai Sundal

WhiteChickpea Masala Sundal/Kondakadalai Masala Sundal

BlackEyed Bean Sundal/Kaaramani Sundal

MoongDal Sundal/Paasi Paruppu Sundal

ChanaDal Sundal/Kadalai Paruppu Sundal

SweetCorn Sundal

GreenGram Sundal/Pachai Payaru Sundal

HorseGram Sundal/Kollu Sundal

PeanutSundal/Verkadalai Sundal


Soak the karamani over night or at least for 4 – 5 hours. Then add salt and pressure cook it for 2 – 3 whistles and keep it aside.

In a kadai heat oil add mustard seeds, after it splutters add cumin seeds, urad dhal, red chillies, asafoetida, curry leaves and sauté for 20 secs. Now add the onions, green chillies and ginger and sauté until golden brown. Now add the turmeric powder, cooked karamani and sauté for about 3 minutes.

Finally add the grated coconut(optional) and mix well and switch off the stove.

Yummy karamani sundal is ready to be enjoyed.

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  1. healthy and nutritious dear..

  2. Healthy and yummy sundal.. One of my favs :)

  3. delicious...thank u for linking in

  4. Yummy protein rich snack.. thnx for linking them Priya

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  6. Yumm Thanks for link with my event

  7. The recipe is too nice and type pf different one. Thanks it helped me alot. Then click for food


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