April 04, 2013

Peas Chundal

Sundal is a very healthy and tasty snack prepared with legumes. Thangai mangai pattani sundal is a very popular sundal sold in Chennai Marina beach. In South India, sundal is prepared everyday during the Navrati festival.Sundals can be given to children after they come back from school or can even be packed in their snack box as it is highly nutritious and filling.Today we will learn how to prepare green peas sundal following our easy recipe.

Ingredients needed

Dry green peas -1/2 cup (pachai pattani)
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Raw mango -1/4 cup (chopped)
Salt as required

For the seasoning

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Split Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli - 1
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves - few


Soak peas over night or for 5-6 hours. Wash peas well and pressure cook for 3 whistles adding very less water and salt.

Peel the skin and chop mangoes into small pieces.


Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, red chilli, hing and curry leaves.

After dal turns golden brown, add cooked peas and saute for a few seconds.Check for salt.

Add grated coconut, mango pieces and switch off the flame. Mix well and serve.

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