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Channa Dal Sundal for Navarathri

posted 20 Dec 2012, 09:05 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 20 Dec 2012, 09:06 ]
Whenever it is Navarathri, the evening Neivedhyams are only Sundals. Channa Dal Sundal is one among them.

Ingredients: 
Channa Dal (Bengal Gram Dal) - 2 cups 
Oil - 2 to 3 tbsp for tempering
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Red Chilly - 2 nos
Green Chilly - 2 nos
Curry Leaves - a few
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup

Method:
Soak the Dal in warm water for an hour. Cook in open flame till the dal become soft and tender. Do not over cook. Drain the excess water and let it cool for some time.

In a pan heat oil and add the mustard seeds when they splutter add urad dal, curry leaves, green and red chillies. Add cooked dal and add necessary salt. Mix everything together without breaking the cooked dal. Add grated coconut and mix again. Remove from pan and transfer it to bowl. 
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