Added to 1 cookbook   This recipe has been viewed 8146 times

Chundal is a appealing lentil recipe with chana dals boiled and cooked with select spices and scrapped coconut. Serve with boiled rice as meal.

Add your private note

Chundal recipe - How to make Chundal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 to 3 servings
Show me for servings

  1. Soak the kala chana in enough water for 8-10 hours.
  2. Drain and pressure cook the with little salt for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal and saute till it turns brown.
  6. Add the red chillies and asafoetida and saute for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the cooked channa, without the cooked water and saute till the mixture becomes dry.
  8. Add the coconut and saute for another 2 minutes.
  9. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Member Photo
This recipe was contributed by kanindu on 29 Jul 2011

Know more about this member, Click Here

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.