Kadalai sundal/ Brown chickpea salad
Delicious, healthy fiber rich protein snack.
Servings: 3 people
- ¾ cup kala chana/ brown chickpeas Indian variety
- ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1 teaspoon urad dal spilt black gram
- 1-2 red chili halved in pieces
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ¼ cup chopped fresh coconut pieces you can you grated coconut too
- 1 sprig of curry leaves
- ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
- 2 cup water + extra for soaking
Soak kala chana/ brown chick peas over night (if you want you can add little baking soda)
Next morning rinse the chana/ chickpeas in the running water for few times and then add 2 cup water and pressure cook them for 5 whistles yes these are really hardy variety so it requires that much time.
Once the pressure is subsided, remove the chickpeas from the pressure cooker and wash once again in the running water.
Heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, halved red chilies.
When the mustard seeds starts splutter add cooked chickpeas and salt cook for 1 minutes
then add coconut pieces and cook for another minutes.
Enjoy as such great snack any time of the day.
Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 281IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 2mg