Green gram sundal

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Green gram / pacha payaru sundal is a healthy snack that you can prepare at the time of vinayagar chathurthi, Navarathri festival etc.

Green gram sundal

Ingredients:

      • 1/2 cup – Green gram / pacha payaru
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped finely)
      • 2 tbsp – Coconut grated
      • Salt as needed

Seasonings:

      • 2 tsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram
      • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 2 nos – Dry red chillies
      • 4 or 5 nos – Fresh curry leaves
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida

Green gram sundal process

Preparation method:

  1. Wash and soak green gram for about 2 hours. Take a vessel, add soaked green gram and enough water to cook, then cook until they are soft or well cooked. Strain water completely and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given in the list for seasonings. Add chopped onion and required salt, saute until transparent.
  3. Add cooked green gram and saute for 2 mins or until moisture is completely absorbed.
  4. Finally garnish with coconut grated and switch off the stove. Green gram sundal is ready.

Green gram sundal

Notes:

  • You can also pressure cook green gram but i tried 2 to 3 times it got mashed. So i directly cooked in a vessel.
  • You can also add green chillies in this recipe while adding onion.

Green gram sundal

14 comments:

  1. my fav sundal.. Love it.. Nice presentation

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  2. that an sper healthy and yummy sundal dear :) lovely festive presentation and amazing clicks!!

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  3. I did make ths once,bt yrs ago... bt didn't kno its name and the speciality.It goes well with rotis
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  4. Healthy & tasty sundal.. Cute pics :)

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  5. Super delicious and healthy sundal, looks very inviting...

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  6. Nutritious and my kind of sundal, delicious!

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  7. very healthy and yummy... my dad's favorite...

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  8. very traditional luk in d cliks n very useful step wise cliks vch r neat n clean look.

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  9. very healthy and delicious sundal.

    ongoing event: healthy breakfast

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