Green gram sundal

Written by: 7aumsuvai

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


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


      • 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


  • 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


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

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

  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 :)

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

  6. Nutritious and my kind of sundal, delicious!

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

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

  9. very healthy and delicious sundal.

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