Kadala Parippu Sundal
A quick yet delicious snack recipe that is vegan and gluten free, this Kadala Parippu Sundal is simple cooked yellow lentils with coconut and spices. It is a popular Southern Indian snack made during the fall festival of Navarathri.
Servings 4 servings
Soak the chana dal in water for 15-20 mins. Rinse and drain.
Cook the chana dal in the 3 cups of water along with the turmeric until it is cooked - should mush fairly easily when pressed between fingers but should not appear mushy. Drain and keep aside.
Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add curry leaves, dried red chillies and the asafetida. Add the cooked dal and salt and toss for a couple of minutes.
Serve hot with a cup of hot chai.
Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 580mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 435IU | Vitamin C: 100.7mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 4.4mg