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Chick Peas Sundal (Konda Kadalai Sundal)

Posted by Geetha on January 23, 2009




Chick Peas – 1 cup

Onion – 1

Green chilies – 3 (to taste)

Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp

Garlic – 1

Ginger – 1 inch

Salt – to taste

Oil – 1 tsp

Coriander leaves – to garnish


For seasoning:-


Channa dal – 1 ½ tsp

Urad dal – 1 tsp

Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

Curry leaves – 2 springs




Soak chick peas for 6 – 7 hrs or over night and cook it in a pressure cook and keep aside. Cut onion in small pieces and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and once it is heated up add all the “seasoning ingredients” and fry for few minutes and then add onion and fry till it turns into translucent and then green chilies, ginger, garlic, and fry for few minutes. Once it is done add chick peas, turmeric powder sundal

and salt and mix it well. Finally garnish it with coriander leaves and serve.


Note: You can also grind: ginger, garlic, green chilies, coriander leaves and you mix it with chick peas and cook it.







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Onion Rings

Posted by Geetha on January 17, 2009

Onion rings



Onion – 1

Rice flour – ¼ cup

Paprika – 1 tsp (to taste)

Salt – to taste

Baking powder – ½ tsp

Bread crumbs – 4 tsp

Oil – to fry




Cut the onion into round shape (1/4 ‘inch thick) and keep aside. Mix rice flour, paprika. Baking powder, salt in a mixing bowl and add water and make a smooth batter (batter should not be too thick or too watery).

Dip an onion into batter and coat them into bread crumbs and fry it in hot oil. Once it turns into golden brown remove from heat and Onion ringsplace it in a paper towel and serve hot with sauce.


Note: – If you don’t like adding bread crumbs you can totally avoid it and fry without it.

           Instead of paprika you can add chili powder.

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