Pattani Sundal

Sundal, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri 0 comments

Pattani Sundal is a typical South Indian snack dish. Made using dried white peas, this is an anytime snack and is often made during Navratri festival. Legumes are a healthy addition to our food and this can be served as an after-school snack for children. A very simple but nutritious sundal recipe.

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Pattani Sundal (White Dried Peas Sundal) Recipe

A typical South Indian sundal recipe made with dried white peas.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: sundal

Ingredients for Pattani Sundal (White Dried Peas Sundal)

  • 250 g Dried White Peas (Vella Pattani)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup Coconut grated (adjust as required)
  • pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies broken
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder
  • 3 to 4 Green Chillies chopped
  • few Curry Leaves
  • Oil as required
  • Salt as per taste

How to make Pattani Sundal (White Dried Peas Sundal)

  • Soak the peas in water for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and transfer to a pressure cooker with turmeric powder and enough water.
  • Pressure until 2 or 3 whistles or until soft.
  • Heat little oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Fry the mustard seeds, red chillies and asafoetida powder for 20 seconds.
  • Add green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Fry for another 30 to 45 seconds.
  • Add the cooked peas and a pinch of salt.
  • Cook until all moisture has evaporated.
  • Add coconut and mix well.
  • Serve.

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