Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Moong Dal Sundal / Pasiparuppu Sundal / Navaratri Sundal Recipes:

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" Navrathri "   or  " Dassara  Festival "  is round the corner.  It is a colourful festival, which is celebrated continuously for nine days. A variety of special dishes are made and served as Neivedyam for pooja during this festival. 
Amongst the  Navratri  special  recipesSundal  makes a prime recipe. Varieties of sundal are prepared and served during this festival. 
Today, I prepared  Moongdal  Sundal,  which is a healthy & easy to prepare snack..:)
Unlike other varieties of protein ( lentils) , moong dal gets cooked very easily, so no need to soak for long hours. 
And it makes an excellent snack for kids as well as mid day snack for those who are on diet. It is a good source of high levels of protein and contain only very less fat calories.
Try this very delicious &.yummy  moong  dal  sundal  recipe,  that tickles our taste buds and leave us craving for more..:)
·         Yellow Moong Dal ( Pasiparuppu)      - ½ cup
·         Turmeric pwd                        - a pinch
·         Oil                                        - 1 tsp
·         Mustard                                - ¼ tsp
·         Cumin                                  - ¼ tsp
·         Split urad dal                        - ½ tsp
·         Green chilly                          - 1
·         Grated ginger                       - ½ tsp
·         Coconut shreds                    - 2 tbsp
·         Lemon juice                         - ½ tsp
·         Fresh curry & coriander leaves
·         Salt to taste             
1.    Toss moong dal in a fry pan in low heat, till it changes to golden brown in color.
2.     Add 1 ½ cup of water, turmeric pwd, salt and cook it.
3.     Keep the flame in medium and stir it once in a while.
4.     Take care the moong dal doesn’t get stick to the bottom of the pan.
5.     If required add some more hot water to it and cook till the moong dal is cooked soft.
6.     At the same time, it is important not to overcook , as moong tends to get mushy.
7.     In a kadai, add oil and heat it.
8.     Season with mustard, cumin , split urad dal and curry leaves.
9.     Add chopped green chilly and ginger.
10.  Carefully mix in the ingredients and flavorings with a ladle. Too much handling may break the moong grains..
11.  Turn off flame.
12.  Add fine coconut shreds and lemon juice.
13.  Combine gently.
14.  Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
15.  Enjoy the yummy &  healthy taste of Moong  Dal   Sundal ..:)
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·       Peas Sundal


  1. Looks like a very simple, but tasty dish! I have some moong dal just waiting to be cooked up like this!

  2. Haelthy yummy preparation Dear...

  3. delicious and yummy moong dal sundal.

  4. Great recipe. Very healthy and full of protein dish.

  5. Looks like a healthy snack or a side dish even !

  6. I've never seen this before! It looks amazing and the pictures are wonderful! Have a fabulous day!

  7. Healthy & delicious sundal...

  8. wonderful looking usili (as we call Sundal), yum!

  9. Great looking dish. So flavorful, and so easy! What more could one want? Thanks for this.

  10. Simple and easy to make sundal. Protein packed and looks super good.

  11. Healthy and filling presentation..

  12. wow delicious sundal and ur presentation is simply superb...

  13. Delicious sundal love it.

  14. Yum! Looks light, tasty and delightful. I just love sundals.

  15. Great sundal recipe. Absolutely mouthwatering

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  16. yummy and delicious!!! very festive!!
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  17. Delicious and healthy...

  18. Thank you all for your precious time..
    your feedback encourages me a lot..:)

  19. Fantastic preparation Jay

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  20. Never tried sundal with Moong Dal...

  21. love this recipe. healthy and delicious.

  22. really inspired with the pictures!!!! So beautiful all of them

  23. A very colorful and healthy sundal. Awesome.

  24. Nice and Easy recipe Jay! :)

  25. This dal looks amazing, many little pieces of sun...

  26. Jay I haven't been blogging much on mine but I had to come and see your blog and oh my goodness. You are amazing. The food looks delicious and I am making this recipe for sure! Love Sona xx

  27. Yummy and healthy recipe...

  28. WOW, what an inviting sundal dear! Mouthwatering!!! Happy Navarathri!

    Btw, thanks for the wishes on our wedding anniversary dear :)

  29. This looks quite delicious but I am sure I would never find Moong Dal here :-(( Take care Diane

  30. Very tempting & delicious dish, your clicks are fantastic!

  31. What a pretty food, Jay. I especially like the addition of shredded coconut and lemon juice.

  32. Yummy! I just cannot wait for the peanut sundal x


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