Pachai Payaru Sundal | Whole Moong dal Sundal
This whole moong dal sundal also known as Pachai Payaru Sundal is a nutritious and healthy salad made with Moong / Mung bean. Perfect Sundal not just for the Navaratri festival but any time as a side or snack.
- 1 cup Pachai Payaru/Whole moong dal
- ⅓ cup Coconut grated
- 2 teaspoon Oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 3 Red chilies
- ¼ teaspoon Asafetida
- few Curry leaves
- Salt to taste
- 1 tablespoon Lemon/lime juice optional
Dry roast the moong in a pan, until slightly brown and aromatic.
Soak the roasted moong in enough water for about 2 hrs.
Drain the water and add fresh water to the beans. Add salt and cook it in instant pot for 4 minutes on high pressure. Release the pressure in 10 minutes. Drain the lentil and keep it aside.
If cooking on stove top, add fresh water in a pot and let the lentil cook until it crumbles easily between fingers. Add salt during the last 5 minutes of cooking time.
In the same pan, add oil and fry the seasonings (mustard seeds, asafetida, curry leaves and red chilies).
Now add the drained the moong and stir well. Add the coconut gratings and mix well.
Take the sundal off the flame and add the lemon/lime juice if using. Mix well and serve.
Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 518mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg