Accompaniments, channa, Healthy, Indian, Lunch

Channa sundal

Channa are rich in protein. This is protein packed sundal. This can be had as after school snack or accompaniment with rice.



Black channa – 1 cup soaked overnight ( I used both white and black)

Onion – 1/2 cup finely chopped

Green chilli – 2 finely chopped

coconut – 1/4 cup grated

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves – few

Oil – 1 tsp


  • Pressure cook soaked channa for 2 or 3 whistles.
  • Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds.
  • Add onion, green chilli and curry leaves.
  • Sauté till onions turn golden and add cooked channa.
  • Stir it thoroughly. Add required salt and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add grated coconut and mix.
  • Switch off after one minute.
  • Serve with rice.





  1. I wanna try it another day ?

    1. Thank you?.. I will be happy if it turns good for you?

  2. I liked the idea of using both the Chana. Lovely. It’s an all time favourite for most I think.

    1. Thank you?…ya me too…??

  3. I will try this for sure.

    1. Thank you? eager to know how it turns out?

  4. I will definitely be trying this!

    1. Thank you and let me know? how it turns

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  6. I love Sundal recipes, whenever I boil any kind of beans, I keep some for me and next day for lunch I make sundal. Healthy and delicious way to enjoy Protein based dishes.

    1. That’s an easy and quick dish… Thank you 😊

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