Channa Shundal | Chickpea

This is one type of shundal (chickpea). Shundal is a type of curry made in South India. Shundal is made only using sprouts. Its good for health. This dish in Kannada is called “Usli”.

Prep Time : 10 + 2 hrs (soaking time)
Cooking Time : 5 Mins

  • Channa - 1 cups
  • Thenga / Thenginaturi / Coconut  grated - 2 tbsp\
  • Kothambri soppu / Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp 
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Tempering : 
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Kadag / Sasive / Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Kadleparppu / Kadlebele / Split Chickpea - 1/2 tsp
  • Peryengayam / Hing / Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Karvappale / Karibehevu / Curry leaves - few leaves
  • Pachmalaka / Hasimensinakai / Green chillies - 1 , chopped (Medium hot)
  1. Soak the channa for 2 hrs. Drain the water and add fresh 1 cup of water. Place it in the pressure cooker . Cook the channa 
  2. Take a pan add oil. Then add mustard seeds, split chickpea, asafoetida, curryleaves, and green chillies fry for few mins till split chickpea turns golden brown
  3. Then add cooked chickpea mix well. Add coconut and salt stir and switch off the flame
  4. Add lemon juice and garnish coriander leaves
  5. Serve

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Kannada Cuisine said...

Lovely picture Mala....yum

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