green peas sundal recipe | pattani sundal recipe for navratri festival

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green peas sundal recipe - sundal are dry legume-lentil preparation spiced, tempered along with fresh coconut.
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pattani sundal recipe – this is a south indian recipe of green peas sundal. sundals are legume or lentil preparations made during ganesha chaturthi or the nine days of the navratri festival in south india.

green peas sundal recipe

basically they are a dry legume-lentil preparation spiced, tempered along with fresh coconut.

in north india, during the navratri fasting period we don’t make anything from legumes or lentils or cereals. well in the south it is different 🙂

the only dish that we make at home with legumes is the kala chana – a dry preparation with black chickpeas and this is made during the last day of the navratri along with suji ka halwa – semolina pudding and pooris.

since i have many south indian readers as well, i decided to make and post the green peas sundal recipe.

green peas sundal

now in tamil language this green peas sundal is called as pattani sundal. it is made from dried green peas. you soak the green peas overnight and boil or pressure cook them the next day.

you can also make this recipe with dried white peas or even kidney beans, black eyed beans, white chickpeas, black chickpeas, sweet corn and any lentil or legume… when making with mung dal or chana dal, ensure that the dals are separate but cooked well. it should not be mish mash.

green peas sundal recipe below:

green peas sundal recipe, pattani sundal recipe
5 from 1 vote

green peas sundal recipe

green peas sundal recipe - sundal are dry legume-lentil preparation spiced, tempered along with fresh coconut.
course snacks
cuisine south indian
prep time 8 hours
cook time 30 minutes
total time 8 hours 30 minutes
servings 2 to 3
author dassana

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • ¾ cup dry green peas
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (jeera)
  • 1 to 2 broken red chilies (sookhi lal mirch)
  • 1 green chili (hari mirch)
  • a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 10 to 12 curry leaves (kadi patta)
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon freshly grated coconut
  • regular salt as required - you can also add rock salt (sendha namak)

how to make green peas sundal recipe

cooking dry green peas:

  1. first rinse the dry green peas in water.
  2. soak in enough water overnight.
  3. next day pressure cook the peas with water and salt for 8-9 whistles or till done.
  4. drain water and keep the cooked peas aside.

making green peas sundal recipe:

  1. in a pan heat oil.
  2. fry the mustard seeds, till they crackle and pop.
  3. now add the cumin seeds and fry them.
  4. add the broken red chilies, green chili, curry leaves.
  5. stir and fry for half a minute.
  6. now add asafoetida.
  7. stir and then add the cooked green peas.
  8. add salt and stir well.
  9. keep on stirring for another 5-6 minutes till the whole mixture looks dry.
  10. lastly add grated coconut and serve green peas sundal as naivedyam.

recipe notes

  1. since a fasting recipe, i have not added onions to it. but when not making for fasting, then you can add onions while frying the spices and cook till soft.
  2. raw grated or shredded mango can also be added to the sundal as a topping.

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20 comments/reviews

  1. Nice recipe! Can I also use fresh/frozen green peas instead of dried ones?

    • yes, you can make this recipe with fresh or frozen green peas.

  2. Wow looks very appealing and appetising…looks yummy

  3. Delicious pattani sundal. Happy navarthri.

    • happy navartri to you too swathi

  4. I’ve never tried it, but it sounds amazing.

  5. Happy Navratri…Sundal looks perfect and yummy…

    • happy navratri to you too.

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