Indian Festival Recipes, Sundal Recipes

NAVADHANYA SUNDAL

Today for the Navarathri festival I made Navadhanya Sundal task of making this for prasadam. As sundal is an essential offering during this festival down South, I took the task of making this. It turned out to be highly tasty and all at home enjoyed to the core. Coming to the name Navadhaya, this implies nine legumes which is so easily available in our homes. Come to think of it, our ancestors were totally aware of the health benefits and for each occasion made a different recipe as an offering during festivities which was not only tasty but also healthy….

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Indian Festival Recipes, Navarathri Recipes, Sundal Recipes

BLACK URAD DAL SUNDAL

Sundal is a must offering to GOD in all households in South India during Navarathri. We at home usually arrange dolls in steps and celebrate the occasion with pomp and gaiety. Sundal can be made using various dals and legumes and it is highly nutritious and healthy. This particular recipe is made with black urad dal which has a high source of protein and fibre. It also has Vitamin B in abundance and is highly recommended to girls and women in particular. If you take black urad dal regularly in your diet, it cures many of your health problems including…

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KONDAKADALAI SUNDAL/BLACK CHANNA SUNDAL

Black channa is liked by all at home and besides making chole and using them up for chaats I make this sundal regularly at home for evening snacks.These are a store house of proteins and filling to the stomach.Traditionally for Saraswathi Pooja this sundal is made,so thought of posting it today.Since it is, spicy my husband loves it a lot.This can be made as an after school snack and you can add less spices if the kids are eating.Make this flavourful sundal and offer it to the Goddess on the last day of the festive season and invoke her blessings….

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RAJMA SUNDAL/NAVARATHRI RECIPES

Rajma or Red Kidney Beans is a protein filled legume besides having numerous minerals.Usually we make Rajma Chawal or Pulao or any gravy.This is one easy and non fussy sundal variety apt for Navarathri and will be a hit among kids as well.My daughter is very fond of rajma and I made this on the first day of Navarathri itself.You can spice it with any masala and make a lot of variations.Rajma is known to have so much health benefits and it is good to make sundal for this season,where most would be fasting.Here goes the recipe of Rajma Sundal…..

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Indian Festival Recipes, Navarathri Recipes, Neiveidhyam Recipes, Snacks, Sundal Recipes, Traditional Recipes

GREEN GRAM SUNDAL/NAVARATHRI RECIPES

Green gram or moong bean as it is called is a legume variety full of health and energy.Besides being used in pesarattu,an andhra based dosa,payasam,salad and dal this one tastes great when made sundal with this. Today being first day of Navarathri this is an easy and most fast recipe to make.Colourwise also this sundal is appealing to the eyes and is dark green in colour.A tasty and quick naivedhyam for the GODDESS comes your way on the start of this festive season.. Notes Adding a bit of jaggery enhances the taste.

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Indian Festival Recipes, Navarathri Recipes, Neiveidhyam Recipes, Snacks, Sundal Recipes, Traditional Recipes

VELLAI KONDAKADALAI SUNDAL/CHICKPEA SUNDAL

Vellai kondakadalai or chickpea sundal is a tasty and protein loaded sundal with grounded spices.All at home are a fan of this sundal and iam happy to post this for the forthcoming Navarathri celebration this week.All kids are fond of channa masala and any channa based recipe and this sundal is no exception to that.This is usually made in addition to navarathri,on any poojas or offerings to GOD.It is an easy recipe for beginners as well and do try this aromatic sundal this festive season.. Notes

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Indian Festival Recipes, Navarathri Recipes, Neiveidhyam Recipes, Snacks, Sundal Recipes, Traditional Recipes

PEANUT SUNDAL/VERKADALAI SUNDAL/NAVARATHRI RECIPES

Peanut or verkadalai is a tasty legume with which I have used in this sundal recipe.It is an easy sundal recipe for the Navarathri celebrations.Peanut has lot of goodness and iron content.As all legumes this is filling and tasty.I have a few sundal recipes in my blog,but this and chickpeas sundal is a favourite at home.As we all know,kids are fond of peanuts and they’ll like it for sure.Normally I prepare sundal of one legume or dal variety each day on all the nine days and have variation each day.Do try the healthy version of this sundal and let me…

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KARAMANI SWEET SUNDAL/COW GRAM SWEET SUNDAL/NAVARATHRI RECIPES

Navarathri celebrations are round the corner and all must be busy preparing for the festivities.Each part of the state in india has a different way of celebrating and in Tamil Nadu golu or arrangement of dolls in steps called padi is done and on nine days different varieties of dishes are made and offered as naivedhya to the GODESS.Chief among the things offered are sundal,a dish made out of legumes and dals.This one here is karamani or cow gram as it is called and I have made it with a sweet note.This is tasty and fulfilling and can be made…

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Indian Festival Recipes, Navarathri Recipes, Neiveidhyam Recipes, Snacks, Sundal Recipes

BEACH STYLE SUNDAL/ WHITE PEAS SUNDAL/NAVARATHRI RECIPES

Sundal are made with various legumes and dals and each one is best enjoyes during Navarathri celebrations,which we all know is just round the corner.I have a few sundal recipes and am planning to do some this week too.This sundal is loved by all as it is a bit spicy and tangy with the addition of grated mangoes and adds colour of carrots.This is also called thengai mangai pattani sundal.You can make this for neveidhyam or can have as an after school snack on normal days.It is fully loaded with proteins an dquite filling too.Do try this for Navarathri and…

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GREEN PEAS SUNDAL/PATTANI SUNDAL

Legumes are always healthy and when some spices go into it it becomes tasty as well.The most popular sundal in my household is pattani or green peas sundal.This becomes a after school evening snack as well and is a good option to make on regular days as well in addition to making and offering for goddess during Navarathri celebrations.Easy and quick to make recipe of green peas sundal goes like this… Notes

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PAYATHAM PARUPPU SUNDAL/MOONG DAL SUNDAL

Payatham paruppu or pasi paruppu /Moong dal sundal is easy to make and full of health.You only have to take care that it dosen’t turn mushy and if you get the texture right raise your collars.Yes.The das should be seperate but at the same time they should be cooked.So don’t pressure cook it just cook in a open vessel and check at regural intervals.In no time yur dal will be perfectly done.All you need is patience and perfection will follw suit.Now to the recipe. Notes

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