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This is one of the delicious and nutritious snacks that is so simple to make and perfect filling.

Kadalai paruppu sundal!


Chana split dal 100 gms
Coconut gratings quarter cup
shallots chopped one tablespoon
Green chillies two split
mustard seeds one spoon
Asafoetida half pinch
Curry leaves one sprig
Cilantro leaves finely chopped quarter cup
Turmeric half spoon
Ginger gratings half spoon
Salt to taste
Sesame oil one tablespoon


Soak the kadalai paruppu/split chana dal for one hour.
Pressure cook the chana dal for three whistles and simmer for few seconds.
Set aside to cool
Heat the frying pan with oil over a medium flame.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Add shallots, curry leaves and green chillies
Saute for a few seconds till shallots turn translucent.
Add asafoetida and ginger grates.
Transfer the cooked chana dal.
Add coconut gratings and cilantro leaves.
Switch off the flame.
Give a gentle stir or give a shake to incorporate all the ingredients.
Check the salt.
Adjust the taste if needed.