Thursday, October 6, 2011

Black Channa Sundal - Konda Kadalai Masala Sundal Recipe

Black Channa Sundal
I love both black(brown) and white chana be it the simple sundal recipe or gravy.We usually make chana sundal for vinayagar chaturthi and ayutha pooja and here is a interesting masala sundal recipe for you. Now lets get on tp learn how to make black chana masala sundal recipe.Wishing all my readers a very happy vijayadasami and ayutha pooja. Hope you are all having a festive and holiday season.
Black Channa Sundal

Black Channa Sundal Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 30 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Black Channa - 3/4 cup
Coconut - 2 tbsp grated
Salt - to taste

To roast and grind:

Urad Dhal - 1 tsp
Channa Dal - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 1

To temper:

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dhal - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 1
Curry Leaves - few
Hing (Perungayam) - a pinch


  1. First dry roast the ingredients under 'roast and grind' and grind it to a coarse powder.Set aside.
    How to make black chana sundal - Step1
  2. Soak channa overnight atleast for 8 hours with water. Pressure cook it the next day until soft for atleast 6-8 whistles.Keep aside.In a pan, heat oil add mustard seeds, urad dhal allow it to crackle. Then add hing,curry leaves and red chillies saute for 2mins.Then add the cooked channa and mix.
    How to make black chana sundal - Step2
  3. When channa becomes fry without any moisture , add dry roasted powder, coconut, required salt and mix well and cook for a minute.Swtich it off.
    How to make black chana sundal - Step3
We usually make pori kadalai and sundal for ayutha pooja.
Konda Kadalai Masala Sundal

My Notes:

  • You can even add a tsp of coriander leaves for garnishing.
  • You can increase the quantity of coconut too.
  • Coriander seeds can also be added along with roast and grind powder.
Black Channa Sundal Recipe

Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. ooohhh...lovely mouth watering...perfectly boiled...feel like tasting some:-)

  2. That is awesome Sharmi... love it. Looks very festive and I do miss home.... btw can you check your email please..:)

  3. I have been having sundals daily since last 9 days..but even then your pics are making me crave for some more.

  4. Happy vijayadasami and ayutha pooja to u and ur family dear.. lovely sundal

  5. Happy Vijayadasmi to you too ! Nice pics of sundal!

  6. Awesome and beautiful click. We generally make kadala curry or mezhukupuratti with the black chana, haven't tried the Sundal yet..this one is definitely inspiring. Will make it soon. Happy Dussehara.

  7. Yumm Sundal luks deliciously well in the clicks.

  8. that looks yum..i wish i had all the ingredients handy..cud have made thm right away

  9. Shubh Navaratri to u and your family :) Sundal from black chana is my most fav among all sundals!!! This looks yumm & appetizing sharmi :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  10. healthy and yummy sundal ..... lovely pictures sharmilee .....

  11. Happy vijayadhasami to you. Nice sundal and love the flavourful addition of masala

  12. Lovely sundal,perfect clicks dear

  13. wow, that looks so tempting, any kind of sundal is superb.

  14. amazing clicks....absolutely love it

  15. very nice presentation and great recipe. I have been loooking for bean salads and this one is great recipe

  16. Love porikadalai and channa sundal very much..

  17. I thought I commented on this post yesterday.....sundal looks delicious,infact even I made d same yesterday...:)

  18. For some reason I really like Black channa and the your sundal looks perfect.

  19. Sundal looks perfect....I am making them today :)

  20. i like your pictures and would like to invite you to share them on


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