Kadala Parippu Sundal is another variety of sundal. This recipe is healthy, less oily and a great side dish. Cooked Bengal gram are blended with mustard seeds, asafoetida, chilies, curry leaves and cilantro.
This recipe is a low calorie diet with good source dietary fiber, protein, copper and magnesium. Boiled bengal gram is low in saturated fat and cholesterol. Definitely worth to try !!
Ingredients1 cup Bengal gram
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 small Onion, finely chopped
A sprig of curry leaves
1 Green Chili, finely chopped
1/4 tsp Asafoetida (hing)
Handful of Cilantro, finely chopped
Freshly grated coconut for garnish (optional)1/2 tsp lemon juice (optional)
- Soak Bengal gram in water for 20 minutes. Cook Bengal gram in a large pot of boiling water for 30 minutes. Season it with little salt. Drain and wash in running cold water
- Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, asafoetida, green chilies and curry leaves. Give it a little stir. Then add onions and sweat until it softens
- Add Bengal gram and 1/4 cup of water. Season it with salt. Cook for 5 minutes
- Turn of heat. Add cilantro, freshly grated coconut and lemon juice