Monday, July 23, 2012

Pattani(Peas) Sundal

This protein packed snack is suitable for preschooler snack box. Pattani sundal is simple and easy to prepare.

Ingredients :

1. Dried peas - 1 Cup
2. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
3. Red Chilly - 1 or Adjust to your taste
4. Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
5. Curry leaves - A few
6. Oil - 2 tsp
7. Salt - Needed qty
8. Coconut - 3 tsp (Optional)

Procedure :

1. Soak peas overnight. Drain and cook in pressure cooker with enough salt. (Drain water after cooking)

2. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard. Add red chilly, asafoetida and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds.

3. Add cooked peas. Mix well.

4. Add grated coconut. Switch off the stove.

5. Serve as a evening snack with a cup of hot tea/coffee or pack it as a snack for school going children.

Check the other sundal varieties :-

Karamani Sweet Sundal
Cooked Black eyed bean (Karamani) simmered in jaggery and flavoured with coconut.

Karamani Sundal
Cooked Karamani seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves.

Vellai Kondaikadalai Sundal
Cooked Chickpeas seasoned with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves and flavoured with coconut.

Spicy Chickpea
Cooked Chickpeas, carrot and bell pepper flavoured with ginger-garlic paste and garam masala.

Hot'N'Sour Mochai/Kara Mochai
Cooked field bean flavoured with onion and red chilly.

All these make their way to my "Healthy Food for Healthy Kids - Preschooler Snacks" guest hosted by Pari.

Who tried this recipe?
1. Sharanya


Unknown said...

awesome and delicious..

radha said...


nice n easy evening snack.

i had a doubt. how can i see the recipes posted for the events u conducted (eg. for preschooler).

b'coz for my daughter i am searching.

plz help me


radha said...

hai nithu

nice n easy snack.

i had a doubt. how can i see the recipes posted for the event u conducted(eg. for preschooler)

b'coz i am searching for my daughter

plz help me


virunthu unna vaanga said...

my all time favorite sundal...
loved it...

Nithu Bala said...

Thanks friends for the wonderful comments.
@ Radha, The event is guest hosted @ Pari's space..The recipes are linked in here..Check this link

Anu said...

Very easy and healthy evening snack..looks delicious..

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious dear..inviting

Unknown said...

Healthy sundal...

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Simple but nutritious snacks. Awesome!

hotpotcooking said...

Nice recipe.

kitchen queen said...

delicious and nice.I love this sundal a lot.

Anonymous said...

delicious sundal...

@lekshmi said...

delicious snack..........

kala said...

Delicious n wouthwateringg

Recipe world said...

Yummy sundal..looks really tempting!

Spice up the Curry said...

very delicious sundal recipe

Unknown said...

Looks good

Archana said...

awesome snack for an older person like me too. Can I have some?
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