Festivals are at the heart of people’s lives in India. The festival of Navrathri is celebrated with pomp and gaiety. We observe sacred occasions by festive observances and prepare lot of healthy foods for Pooja offering. Payar Sundal is one of the delicious and delectable dish prepared for Neyveidhyam for this auspicious Navrathri Festival. This is very healthy and easy to prepare snack. Kids love this crunchy taste. Try this tasty recipe and enjoy..!
Whole green moong dal - 1 ½ cup
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Cumin - ¼ tsp
Urad dal - ¼ tsp
Hing - a pinch
Red chilly - 1 or 2
Curry leaves - a few
Coconut shreds - 3 tbsp
Lemon juice - ½ tsp
Fresh cilantro leaves
Salt to taste
Wash and soak green moong dal overnight.
Add salt and pressure cook it for just one whistle and simmer for 2 mins.
Take care not to mush up the dal.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add mustard, cumin, urad dal, hing, red chilly and curry leaves.
When it splutters, add cooked moong dal.
Add grated coconut flowers.
Turn off flame.
Add few drops of lemon juice and finely chopped coriander leaves.
Transfer it to serving plate.
Tasty and healthy Payar Sundal ready to relish..!