Kondakadalai (Channa) Sundal Recipe

kondakadalai sundal recipe

kondakadalai (channa) Sundal recipe is a south Indian salad made with different legumes. Kondakadalai sundal recipe / channa sundal recipe /chick peas salad is a easy and healthy evening snack. Also we make kondakadalai sundal recipe for festival occasions particularly for Navarathri and Vinayaka chaturthi..kondakadalai Sundal recipe can be prepared either with white or black chickpeas. Both channa sundal are rich in protein and nutritious. Here it comes the recipe for kondakalai (channa) sundal recipe.


Ingredients for sundal recipe

  • 1/2 Cup of Channa / Kondakadalai / Chick Peas
  • 1 Tbsp of Coconut

To Temper

  • 2 Tsp of Oil
  • 1 Red Chilly
  • 1 Tsp of Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Tsp of Urad Dal
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • Few Curry Leaves


Method for kondakadalai sundal recipe

  • Soak chick peas in salt water for overnight (8hrs). Next day, wash it in cold water and pressure cook by adding salt, oil and water, for 2 whistles , simmer it for 35 mins in low flame. After that, turn off the flame. Let the pressure release on its own.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add red chilly, mustard seeds, urad dal, after it splutters, add asafoetida and curry leaves, followed by channa, salt and coconut, mix well and fry for 1-2 mins.
  • Healthy Channa sundal is ready to eat.
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  • You can use green chilly instead of red chilly.
  • You can add chopped onion while tempering.

Health Benefits of Sundal / Chickpeas

  • High in fiber, iron and protein.
  • Rich in manganese and folate.
  • Stabilizes blood sugar and low in glycemic index.
  • Reduce the risk of Heart disease.
  • Prevents breast cancer.
  • Due to high in fiber and low in GI, they are good for weight loss
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