Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Madhu's Recipe: Chikpea / Konda kadalai Sundal

Chickpeas are a helpful source of zinc folate and protein. They are also very high in dietary fibre.Chickpeas are low in fat and most of this is polyunsaturated.Chik peas can be used in a variety of dishes. This is my mom's recipe.. she makes wonderful varieties of sundal.

The recipe for chik pea sundal is as follows:


Coriander seeds - 2 tspn
Chana dal - 1 tspn
Dried red chilli - 2 large
Urud dal - 1/2 tspn
Grated coconut - 2 table spoon
Oil - 1 tspn
Chikpea/Chole - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tspn

Serving: 2

1. Soak chana dal /chik pea over night and pressure cook it with some salt for 4 or 5 whistles.
2. Heat oil in a pan.
3. Once its hot, add coriander seeds, chana dal, dried red chilli, urud dhal, fry till the colour of dal changes and switch off the stove. let it cool for sometime.
4.Now in a blender, add grated coconut and also add all these roasted items, and powder them finely.
5. Take another pan, heat oil, once hot, add mustard seeds, then add this cooked chole /chik pea, and also add the above grinded powder , then add salt and saute for 3 min and switch it off. Then transfer it to a bowl and serve.

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