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

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Chundal recipe - How to make Chundal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 to 3 servings
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  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.

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This recipe was contributed by kanindu on 29 Jul 2011

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