Kadalai Paruppu Sundal - Chana Dal Sundal Recipe | Navaratri Recipes

Chana Dal Sundal Recipe
Chana Dal Sundal(Kadalai Paruppu Sundal) is one easy and quick sundal recipe to make for navaratri.I havent been to kollus I remember only once seeing it in person in my friends place. Otherwise to me, kollus are always visualised only in movies :) On vinayagar chathurthi when we went to temple, chakarai pongal was served in these thonnais and I picked these thonnais from there :)
Chana Dal Sundal Recipe

Chana Dal Sundal Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Kadalai Paruppu Sundal

Channa Dal - 1 cup
Coconut - 3 tbsp
Ginger scrapped - 1 tsp (optional)
Salt - as required
Oil - 1.5 tsp

To temper:

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Red chillies - 2
Hing - a generous pinch


  1. Soak channa dal in water for an hour. Then pressure cook chana dal with 1.5 cups for 1-2 whistles or until it turns soft but not mushy. Keep aside.In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dhal allow it to crackle. Add hing, curry leaves and red chillies fry for a minute.
    How to make chana dal sundal - Step1
  2. Then add the cooked chana dal, scrapped ginger and required salt. Mix well until its combined. Add coconut, give a quick stir and switch off.
    How to make chana dal sundal - Step2
Transfer to serving dish and serve hot!

My Notes:

Kadalai Paruppu Sundal

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