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Moong dal sundal
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Moong dal sundal recipe

Healthy protein rich yellow moong sundal recipe – Navratri sundal recipes
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Festival recipes,, Navaratri Sundal
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Festival recipes, Sundal recipes
Servings: 2
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • ¼ cup yellow moong dal
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp grated ginger
  • 3 tbsp coconut
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 pinches asafoetida
  • Few curry leaves


  • Wash and soak the moong dal for 10 minutes in 1.5 cups of normal water. This step is optional but it helps to cook the dal faster.
  • Add turmeric powder and ½ tsp of oil and boil this.
  • Let this cook in the open pot till the moong dal is cooked well but still hold its shape.
  • Let this cook in a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in between and be careful not to get it burnt.
  • Drain the water and keep the cooked moong dal separately.
  • In a pan, add 1.5 tsp of oil and temper with mustard seeds, and add in the chopped green chillies and grated ginger.
  • When it is done add the cooked pasi paruppu (moong dal) and saute for a minute.
  • Add coconut and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and add the curry leaves.
  • Pasi paruppu sundal | moong dal sundal is ready.


  1. Always ensure to cook the moong dal perfectly, if it becomes mushy then the sundal won’t turn out well.
    2. You can coarsely pulse the ginger and green chili and add it to the moong dal sundal | pasi paruppu sundal.