Tuesday 9 April 2013

Black Chickpea Sundal Recipe/Kondakadalai sundal Recipe/Kala channa Sundal Recipe - Navaratri Special Sundal

Karuppu Kondakadalai sundal is a very special sundal made for all special occasions like vinyagar chaturthi, during navarathri and many more. Not only special occasions it makes a very healthy and filling evening snack. It has lot of anitoxidants and filled with protein and fiber. So, I make sure that I make at least one type of sundal twice a week. You check my other sundal varieties here

Here’s how to make it…


Black chickpeas
1 cup
Grated coconut (optional)
2 tbsp
Mustard seeds
¼ tsp
Cumin seeds
¼ tsp
Channa dhal/kadalai paruppu
1 tsp
Urad dhal
1 tsp
Red chillies
1 small finely chopped
Green chillies
1 or 2 finely chopped
½ inch finely chopped
Two pinches
As needed
1 tsp
Curry leaves

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

Soaking time: 8 hours                              Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu India

Cooking Time: 15 -20 minutes

Author: Priya Anandakumar


Wash and soak the black chickpeas for 6-8 hours or overnight. Later pressure cook the black chickpeas for 1 or 2 whistles. Drain the water and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds after it crackle, add cumin seeds, urad dhal, red chillies and sauté for 20 sec. Now add the onions, green chillies, ginger ,curry leaves and sauté until the raw smell goes off. Add the cooked black chick peas, asafoetida powder and fry for about 2 min.

Finally add the grated coconut, mix well and switch off the stove.

Yummy and healthy sundal is ready.

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  1. சுண்டல் மிகவும் ருசியாக அருமையாக உள்ளது. படமும் ஜோர். பாராட்டுக்கள். வாழ்த்துகள். பகிர்வுக்கு நன்றிகள்.

    2 கப் சுண்டல் உடனே சூடாக பார்ஸல் அனுப்புங்கோ, ப்ளீஸ்

  2. Real healthy, tasty sundal.... Super filler too....

  3. Looks healthy and mouth-watering! :)

  4. Pls parcel me some sundal,Here the climate is very chill...looks yumm!!

    1. Oh my god, still cold. Even here it is cold. Will surely send a parcel.

  5. I am enjoying and adoring each one of your recipes, those mummy used to make. So good and I can imagine popping some into my mouth.

  6. Completely protein pack.. thanks for linking with my event.

  7. Thank you all for the beautiful comments.

  8. Delicious black chickpea sundal Love it.

  9. healthy and yummy...
    Thanks for linking with my event “Foodabulous Fest –April Month Series”


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