Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Sundal/Easy Chickpeas salad

Two weeks back My niece has sent a link with this recipe....This is a nice andra pradesh recipe called 'sundal'......Which is quite similar to a salad which we prepare from black chick peas....

This recipe is also very yummy.....its very easy to prepare......

Chickpeas 2 cup (Chana)
Oil 2 TBSP(Use coconut oil, it will give more taste)
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
2 Red Chilies (into pieces)
3 -4 Curry Leaves
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp (or can use grated ginger)
2 Green Chilies (into pieces)
Coconut (grated)1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Raw mango finely chopped or grated- 1/4 cup (optional)
Juice of two lemons(use only if ur not using mango)

How to make Sundal:

Soak chickpeas in water overnight. Drain, add fresh water and cook until soft but not mushy.Drain excess water from cooked chickpeas, retaining about 3-4 tablespoons.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and allow it to splutter. Then, add red chili,green chilies curry leaves and asafetida (or grated ginger)to it.

Now add chickpeas, and salt to the above. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.Add grated coconut and grated mango to the above and mix it well. Turn off the flame.

Serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee...



  1. i always love this beach sundal (v call it that way)perfect

  2. Simple and healthy snack.. looks perfect !!!!!!!
    Indian Cuisine

  3. Healthy and Nutritious Recipe,luks delicious...

  4. This is my fav, perfect for a light n filling lunch :)
    US Masala

  5. My favourite snacks, love it anytime..

  6. Chickpea sundal is my favorite, always i used to make them. delicious.

  7. This actually is my fav breakfast dish!!! Liked the idea of adding raw mango whinh gives a nice tang to it..Make the best of the mango season ...right??!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner