A savory Tamilian snack made with chickpeas, grated coconut, mustard seeds, and curry leaves. This salty chickpea sundal is a popular south Indian festival food.

Ingredients of Chickpea Sundal

  • 1 cup white Chana , soaked overnight, pressure cooked until soft
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon hing
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Salt

How to Make Chickpea Sundal

  1. Heat oil in a pan on heat; add the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle.
  2. Once it crackles, stir in the ginger, green chillies, asafoetida, salt and the cooked chickpeas.
  3. Stir-fry for a few minutes until all the ingredients are well combined.
  4. Turn off heat and stir in the coconut and coriander leaves.
  5. Serve the Chickpea Sundal hot as healthy tea time snack or breakfast.


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