Saturday, October 8, 2016

Chola Sundal / Sorghum Millet Sundal / Jowar Sundal

Chola Sundal Recipe

I have been trying Cholam / Sorghum Millet / Jowar recipes recently.Yesterday when I was asking my sis for ideas for sundal recipes, she suggested this one with chana dal . I loved the idea of making sundal with millet so I tried it today. We had it for breakfast along with pesarattu dosai, it was such a healthy and filling breakfast today.

Chola Sundal Recipe

Chola Sundal Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 3 hrs | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Sorghum / Jowar / Cholam - 1/3 cup
Chana Dal - little less than 1/4 cup
Oil - 2 tsp
Fresh Grated Coconut - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a small sprig
Dried Red Chillies - 3 small
Ginger - 1/2 tsp grated
Hing - a tiny pinch
Roasted Jeera Powder - 1/4 tsp

Method:

  1. Measure and get ready with your ingredients.Soak sorghum overnight.Pressure cook for atleast 7-8 whistles along with enough water and required salt in medium flame or until it becomes soft.
    How to make Chola Sundal Recipe - Step1
  2. It should be soft but crunchy.Drain water and set aside.Boil water and add chana dal.
    How to make Chola Sundal Recipe - Step2
  3. Cook until it becomes soft but not mushy so keep an eye.
    How to make Chola Sundal Recipe - Step3
  4. Drain water and set aside.Heat oil in a pan - add the items listed under to temper' let it splutter.Add chana dal saute for a minute.How to make Chola Sundal Recipe - Step4
  5. Then add cooked millet and toss it.Add little salt and roasted jeera powder.How to make Chola Sundal Recipe - Step5
  6. Cook in low flame for 2mins,then add coconut toss it  and switch off.How to make Chola Sundal Recipe - Step6
Serve hot / warm as a evening snack!
Chola Sundal Recipe

My Notes:

  • Sorghum millet takes time to cook so pressure cook accordingly.It took me 8 whistles.
  • You can add sundal podi for flavour and drizzle coconut oil at the last for extra flavour.
  • You can replace chana dal with boiled peanuts or lobia or even boiled sweet corn etc.

Chola Sundal Recipe


Written by: SHARMILEE J

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