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Chickpea Sundal

Chickpea Sundal

Chickpea Sundal Recipe for breakfast and festivals | Make Chickpea Sundal for festivals like Navaratri and Ganesh Chaturthi
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Boiling Time for Chickpeas 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Evening Snacks
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 1


  • 1 Cup Chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 Dry Whole Red Chillli
  • 5-6 Curry Leaves
  • 1-2 Green Chiilies use as required
  • Ginger(small-1")
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt as required


Boil Chickpeas

  • Wash Chickpeas nicely and soak Chickpeas 4-5 hrs. or overnight.
  • Add salt as required then pressure cook chickpeas for 10 mins. on medium flame.
  • Discard the water, rinse chickpeas and then transfer to pressure cooker. Cook for 20 mins. 
  • Once done, take off the gas, let the pressure come down naturally and then check chickpeas for doneness. If should easily squeeze when pressed between the thumb and index finger.

Make Sundal

  • Take a heavy bottomed pan or kadhai. Heat oil in it on medium flame.
  • Add dry chilli, mustard seeds, also add asafetida if using.
  • When seeds crackle, add urad dal, curry leaves. Sauté for 4-5 sec.
  • Next add finely chopped green chilies and grated ginger. Sauté again for 4-5 sec. Keep the flame to low, so that the spices, dal don't burn.
  • Now add chickpeas and mix nicely. Add salt if required. Mix nicely.
  • At the end add grated coconut and mix well and serve.
Keyword Chickpeas, Ganesh Chathurthi recipes, Gluten-free, Navaratri Recipes, Recipes with Chickpeas, Vegan