Moong dal sundal recipe – Navratri sundal recipes

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Moong dal sundal or pasiparuppu sundal is a very easy and simple sundal recipe prepared with yellow moong dal.  It is also healthy due to protein rich moong dal used in the recipe.  Moong dal sundal can be made instantly and a perfect sundal recipe for Navratri festival.  This sundal recipe is not ony healthy but can also be had as a tea-time snack.  Do try this sundal this Navratri season..

Also try my other sundal varieties like rajma sundal, green gram sundal, chana dal sundal, black chickpeas sundal

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Prep Time :  10 mins plus 30 mins soaking time

Cook Time :  10 mins

Servings : 2-3  persons

South Indian cuisine

INGREDIENTS

Yellow moong dal – 1/2 cup

A pinch of turmeric powder

Few drops of lemon juice

Freshly grated coconut – 4 tablespons

Salt to taste

FOR TEMPERING/SEASONING

Cooking oil – 1 tablespoon

A pinch of asafoetida (hing)

Mustard seeds/rai – 1/2 teaspoon

Urad dal – 1/2 teaspoon

Green chillies – 2

Whole red chillies – 2

Few curry leaves

HOW TO MAKE OR PREPARE MOONG DAL OR PASI PARUPPU RECIPE

Wash and soak moong dal for half an hour.  After half an hour, drain the water.

Add 3 cups of fresh water to the dal and bring it to a boil.  Once it starts boiling, reduce the flame to medium and keep stirring once in a while.  Cook the dal till soft and not mushy.  Switch off the flame.

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Strain the excess water and keep the cooked dal aside.  Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering, add urad dal, red chillies, green chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves and saute till urad dal turns golden brown in colour.

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Then add the cooked moong dal and  mix well.  Add turmeric powder and salt and combine together.  Mix well.  Finally add the grated coconut and mix it thoroughly.  Cook for one more minute.  Switch off the flame.  Add few drops of lemon juice and mix well.

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Healthy and delicious moong dal is ready to be served.

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NOTES/TIPS

You can also use coconut oil instead of cooking oil for a unique and enhanced taste.  But it is optional.

Ensure that the dal is soft and not too mushy.

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