Moong Dal Sundal


Moong dal (Pasi Paruppu) – 1 cup

Salt – ¾ teaspoon

Special masala powder – 1 or 2 teaspoons

Coconut – 3 teaspoons (grated)

To Season:

Oil – 2 teaspoons

Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon

Hing – ¼ teaspoon

Red chillies – 2 (broken in to halves)

Curry leaves – 5


  1. Allow boiling of moong dal with water levels immersing dal for about 5 to 7 minutes. (Please ensure that the dal is not overcooked as they tend to become smashy then)
  2. Heat oil in non stick pan, add mustard seeds and allow spluttering.
  3. Add red chillies, curry leaves and hing and fry for a few seconds.
  4. Add cooked moong dal, special masala powder salt and sauté for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add grated coconut and mix well.
  6. Moong dal sundal is ready to serve.