Karuppu Kondakadalai Sundal

Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, Sundal 1 comment

Karuppu Kondakadalai Sundal or Black Chana Sundal is a simple and tasty sundal made on the auspicious occasion of Navratri and offered as a prasadam to the deities and given as snack to guests.

Black chickpeas are soaked overnight and cooked. They are then mixed with grated coconut, spices and seasonings.

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Karuppu Kondakadalai (Black Chickpeas) Sundal
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Karuppu Kondakadalai (Black Chickpeas) Sundal Recipe

A simple and tasty sundal made with black chickpeas.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: sundal

Ingredients for Karuppu Kondakadalai (Black Chickpeas) Sundal


  • 250 g Karuppu Kondai Kadalai (Black Chickpeas/Black Chana)
  • 4 to 5 tsp Bengal Gram Dal
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 cup Coconut grated

For Tempering:

  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • few Curry Leaves
  • little Asafoetida
  • Oil as required

How to make Karuppu Kondakadalai (Black Chickpeas) Sundal

  • Soak the kondakadalai for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain well and add to a pressure cooker with enough water.
  • Add little salt and pressure cook until 2 whistles.
  • Soak the bengal gram dal and sesame seeds for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Drain and combine with coconut and dry red chillies.
  • Add enough water and grind to a smooth paste.
  • Add this to the cooked chickpeas and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the tempering ingredients for 30 seconds.
  • Add the chickpeas and mix well.
  • Cook for a minute.
  • Remove and serve.

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  1. it looks good

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