South Indian cuisine has a myriad of dishes that offers a new taste in every meal. From drinks to snacks and to the main dish, there is no end to what all we can cook in just a few minutes. Plus, with the flavours of mustard, curry leaves, crunchy dal, coconut and peanuts, every south Indian meal becomes heavenly and we can’t help but indulge in this matrimony of spices. While we all have had enjoyed various south Indian snacks and main course dishes, here we bring you a new recipe of yet another delicious snack from down south – sundal, a popular snack that can be made using just a few ingredients. (Also Read:Looking To Make An Easy Dessert? Try Ney Appam Recipe – A Speciality From South India) Sundal can be cooked with various legumes, including kidney beans, chickpeas, green gram, black-eyed peas, and other ingredients. After preparing a legume base, this snack is tempered with spices, urad and chana dal, to give it a kick in flavour. At the end, sundal is garnished with grated coconut that compliments it perfectly. So, for you to indulge in the goodness of sundal, today we bring you three sundal recipes that you can quickly whip up and enjoy with your tea! (Also Read:How To Make Lemon Rice – A Wholesome And Yummy Dish From South India)Here Are 3 Sundal Recipes | Easy Sundal Recipes1. Chana Dal Sundal This sundal recipe is the most popular. It is made using chickpeas and loaded with nutrients and flavours. In this dish, boiled chana is mixed with subtle masalas, dal, curry leaves, and coconut that amps up its taste. This dish can be made in just a few minutes. For the full recipe of chana dal sundal, click here.2. Peanut Sundal Peanut Sundal can said to be peanut chaat with mustard, curry leaves, and grated coconut. A bite into this snack and it will directly remind you of the coastal areas of south India. This dish is a famous tea time snack that is also served as Navratri Prasad during festivities. See the full recipe here.3. Rajma Sundal If you have leftover rajma from last night, then the rajma sundal is a must-try. Rajma is a common ingredient in Indian cooking. This legume can easily be found in markets or in stores and has tons of benefits to it. All you need is basic home ingredients, and this snack will be ready in just 10 minutes. Find the full recipe here. Make these three delicious sundal recipes and enjoy them with your tea! Let us know in the comments below which one did you like the best.
Gujarati cuisine is as rich and extensive as its culture. It has a history of its own that goes back to a thousand years. So, if you think that you have tried Gujarati cuisine extensively, then you might be a bit wrong here – as this cuisine has much more to offer than you could imagine. The very idea of Gujarati cuisine reminds us of dhokla, fafda, jalebi, undhiyu et al. We agree each of these dishes help define Gujarati food culture, but trust us, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. In fact, you would be surprised to know that flavours here vary widely depending on which region in Gujarat you are in. North Gujarat, South Gujarat, Kachch, Kathiawad – each region adds its unique flavour to Gujarati cuisine. This subsequently leads to origin of various popular and lesser-known Gujarati recipes. One such classic Gujarati dish is mohanthal. It is a traditional Gujarati sweet dish that is made with besan, ghee, sugar and nuts. It is rich, delicious and melts in our mouth in just no time. It has a unique creamy taste that leaves a strong impression on every palate. And this is why mohanthal holds a constant position in the dessert spread at every festival or special occasion. This Diwali, let’s prepare mohanthal at home to amp up the festive spread without much effort. We found the classic mohanthal recipe, shared by food vlogger Parul on her YouTube channel Cook With Parul. Let’s take a look. Also Read:Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Panki – A Gujarati Dish Made In Banana LeafHow To Make Gujarati-Special Mohanthal:Take besan flour in a bowl and add a mix of doodh and ghee to it. Mix everything well. Rest is for 10 minutes.Now transfer the mix in a grinding jar and blend.Add ghee in a kadhai and pour the ground besan. Stir continuously. Cook until it turns soft and fluffy.Slowly add milk and stir to get the soft and creamy texture.When the mix releases oil, switch off the flame and stir for some time.Grease barfi tray and place butter paper. Keep aside.Make sugar syrup and add to the besan mix and cook for a minute.Transfer the mix it the tray and let it set.Add silver leaf on it and cut into barfi. Delicious mohanthal is ready for indulgence. The best part is, you can store this mohanthal for up to 10 days.Watch The Step-By-Step Recipe Video Of Mohanthal Here: Also Read:Dhokla, Fafda and more: 5 Delicious Gujarati Street Food Recipes You Must Try