KADALAI PARUPPU SUNDAL
We are busy celebrating the festival of Navratri in India. This is one of the biggest festivals for us and is celebrated with great fervour in virtually all parts of our vast country.
In South India, "Sundal" is traditionally an item made for "Naivedya"for the puja or as a snack offered to visitors during this festival.
Elsewhere in this blog, you will find dishes associated with Navratri, such as:-
Today's recipe is along the same lines. It is for a Sundal made with channa dal (called Kadalai Paruppu in Tamil and Kadalai Bele in Kannada).
Please do try out this easy to make yet delicious Sundal for this year's festivities.
- Kadalai Paruppu (Channa Dal), 1 cup
- Mustard Seeds, 1 tsp
- Urad Dal, 1 tsp
- Ginger, finely chopped, 1 tsp
- Green Chillies, chopped, 2-3
- Asafoetida, 1/8 tsp
- Curry Leaves, a sprig
- Fresh Coconut Gratings, 3 tbsp
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, 1 tsp