Sundal is a south Indian salad made with different legumes.Its Navaratri time again. Dasara or navaratri is one of the main festivals for Hindus. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over India and each region celebrates it in different way.In south India apart from the daily pooja to the Goddess,few people have a tradition of keeping grand Golu at their home( Display of dolls and handicrafts). Arranging Navaratri Golu is an event itself, for it means an occasion for friends and relatives to visit each others home to view and admire the golu. All the 9 days different variety of sundals are prepared as prasaadam and offered to god and later distributed to the guests who come to see golu.
Sundal is south Indian salad made with different legumes/bean seed of your choice.We make this for festival occasions particularly for navarathri ,Ganesh Chaturthi,Vara Mahalakshmi and also offered as prasadam in most of the temples in Karnataka.They are very healthy and guilt free snacks which you can have any time of the day. You can have them as an accompaniment with your meals too.Most of the kids love them.
Today I’m sharing with you all a very common -“chickpeas sundal” . There are two types of this channa (black and white).You can make the sundal with both and the recipe is the same.Today I’ve chosen the white one. Its a simple dish loaded with high protein .
Here goes the recipe :