Happy's Cook

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Channa Masala Sundal Recipe | Kondakadalai Masala Sundal | Vinayagar Chathurthi Recipes | Ganesh Chathurthi Recipes

Hello everyone! If you are planning to make Kozhukattai for Ganesh Chathurthi, then please visit my Kozhukattai collection. Today I am sharing a sundal recipe to add on this list. When I was in Chennai, I went to my neighbor's house for Golu and I tasted this Channa Masala sundal for the first time. It was so tasty and I wanted to try it at home from that time. Last weekend, I was about to try something for Vinayagar Chathurthi and this recipe comes to mind. Immediately, I made this and we all loved it. Let us move on to the simple and yummy sundal:
Ingredients:
White Chickpeas - 1 Cup
Asafoetida - a generous pinch 
Coconut - 1/4 Cup(grated) 
Salt - as required
To Roast & Grind: 
Sesame Oil - 1 tsp 
Channa Dal - 1 tblsp 
Moong dal - 1 tsp 
Dry Red Chilli - 2 
Coriander Seeds - 1 tsp
To Temper: 
Oil - 1 tblsp 
Mustard - 1 tsp 
Urad dal - 1 tsp 
Dry Red Chilli - 2 
Curry leaves - few
Method:
1.Wash and soak the channa overnight or for a minimum of 8 hours. Then pressure cook it with enough water and salt for 4 to 5 whistles. Drain the excess water and keep it aside.
2. In a pan, add 1 tsp of sesame oil and roast the items mentioned under 'To roast & grind' until golden brown. Allow it to cool completely and grind it smoothly.
3. Start tempering with the items mentioned under 'To Temper'. Then reduce the flame to low and add the powdered masala.
3. Along with this add the asafoetida, cooked channa and grated coconut.Mix it all together.
4. If it is very dry, sprinkle a little water and mix it until the channa is completely coated with the masala. Cook for 3 to 4 mins and switch off the flame.
Serve it warm along with tea/coffee as evening snacks.
Points to remember:
  • Adjust the dry red chilli as per your preferred spiciness. You can also add 1/2 tsp of pepper corns while roasting for pepper flavour sundal.
  • Don't drain the water from the cooked channa completely. Little moisture content in the channa helps in coasting the masala.
  • Make sure not to overcook and mash the channa.
Warm Regards,
Happy's Cook - Divya

No comments :

Post a comment

Recent Videos

Recipes from the Kitchen

Sakkarai Pongal
Poosanikai Halwa (white Pumpkin)/Ash Gourd Halwa
Rava Kesari
Aval Urundai with Jaggery/Poha Balls
Aval Payasam(with Jaggery)/Poha Payasam
Paal Kozhukattai(with Sugar)
Ellu Urundai/ Sesame Seed balls
Vella Kozhukattai / Modhagam (Modak)
Pasi Paruppu Payasam/ Moong Dal Payasam (Kheer)
Unniyappam/Neyyappam
Semiya Payasam/Vermicelli Kheer
Suzhiyam/Susiyan
Motichoor ladoo
Paruppu Poli/ Puran Poli
Corn Flour Halwa
Adhirasam
Carrot Halwa/Gajar Ka Halwa
Mysore Pak(Krishna Sweets style)
Gulab Jamun(with Khoya)
Paal Payasam
Maa Ladoo/Pottukadalai Urundai
Sakkarai Pongal(without milk)/Sweet pongal
Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai
Thengai Poorna Kozhukattai
Chakka Pradhaman
Sarkara Varatti(Sweet Banana Chips)
Ada Pradhaman
Chakka Varatti(Jackfruit Jam)
Rasgulla
Thirattipal(Palkova)
Rasamalai
Vattayeppam
Kalkandu Pongal
Akkaravadisal
Pazham Pori
Banana Dosa(Chef Venkatesh Bhat Recipe)
Rava Ladoo
Ellu Poorna Kozhukattai
Ragi Kozhukattai
Badam Halwa
Aval Kesari
Besan Ladoo
Peanut Butter Marshmallow Fudge
Khajoor Ka Halwa(Chef Venkatesh Bhat Recipe)
Semiya Kesari
Poha Ghee Ladoo(Aval)
Palada Pradhaman
Milk Kesari
Pachaipayaru(Green Gram) Suzhiyam
Pachaipayaru(Green Gram) Ladoo
Malai(Paneer) Ladoo
Boondi Ladoo
Bread Gulab Jamun
Tirunelveli Wheat Halwa
Coconut Burfi
Sweet Bonda(Wheat Flour Unniyappam)
Munthiri Kothu
Achu Murukku(Achhappam)
Sweet Diamond Cuts
Wheat Rava Sweet Pongal
Makkan Peda
Wheat Flour Kesari
Green Gram Poli
Paneer Kheer
Green Gram Sago Payasam
Pineapple Kesari
Vella Seedai
Jackfruit Ela Ada
Therali Kozhukattai
Jackfruit Appam
Kaju Kathli
Vettu Cake(MuttaiKose)
Ashoka Halwa
Samai Sweet pongal
Health Mix Ladoo
Mango Kesari