Chana dal in Tamil meaning like

Ingredients Required:

Channa Dhal - 1 cup
Salt - 1/2 TO 3/4 tsp
Green chillies - 2 or 3 (slit and cut into small pieces)
Curry leaves to garnish
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Udad dhal - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tablespoons
Grated coconut - 4 tablespoons
Asafoetida - 1 pinch

Cooking Method:

  • Wash the channa dhal in water.

  • Pressure cook in the cooker. This is very important. The water kept for pressure cooking should be just so much that it dips the dhal. Keep only for 2 whistles.

  • Filter out excess water and let it remain in the strainer.

  • In a frying pan add oil and fry the mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, udad dhal, asafoetida and green chillies.

  • Add the strained dhal andd stir for a few minutes.

  • Add salt and stir again.

  • Finally add grated coconut.

  • Hot sundal is ready for a snack or for vethalai pakku :-)

  • This is really a very healthy protein rich snack.