Mar 22, 2013

Sundal | Husli

"Sundal" or "Husli" is a vegetarian delight and a healthy side dish or a snack.  Sundal is made with different kinds of lentils, beans and sprouts like green gram, black eyed peas, horse gram, garbanzo beans, black eyed peas and many more. 


2 Cups Kala Channa, soaked overnight 
1 Onion, Chopped
4 Green Chillies, finely chopped
1 tsp Mustard seeds
4-6 Curry Leaves
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
1/2 Cup Grated coconut
1 small bunch of Cilantro/ Coriander leaves, finely chopped
4 tsp oil


  • Cook kala channa in a pressure cooker. Add enough water to cook Kala channa. Also, add little salt for taste. Drain excess water from channa. (wait!! don't discard water. Use it as stalk to prepare soups or curries)

  • In a heavy bottom vessel, heat oil. Add mustard seeds, when it starts to crackle, add asafoetida, curry leaves and green chilies.  Saute until onions turn transparent.

  • Add cooked channa and adjust salt to taste. Mix well. Saute for 2 minutes until all flavors are absorbed.

  • Turn off heat and add grated coconut and cilantro. Mix well

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