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Payatham Paruppu Sundal | Pasi Paruppu Sundal| Moong dal Sundal

Pasi paruppu sundal is loaded with protein. Moong dal sundal is healthy snacks for kids. If you have leftover cooked dal, payatham paruppu sundal can be prepared within 10 minutes.
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Course: Sundal
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Author: Vidya Srinivasan


Cook dal

  • 1/2 cup Moong Dal
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • required salt
  • 2 drops of sesame oil


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon chana dal
  • 1 green chilli deseeded
  • 1 red chilli deseeded
  • Asafeotida generous portion


  • 2 + 1 tablespoon coconut
  • Asafeotida generous portion


  • Wash and  moong dal in 1 cup of hot water for 1 hour
  • Transfer to a colander saves the soaked water for cooking dal.  keep aside dal
  • Add water to the pan and turn on the stove on medium flame
  • Furthermore, add turmeric powder, required salt, and boil
  • When water boils well add soaked dal and few drops of sesame oil
  • Cover and cook for 2 minutes, mix well and continue cooking uncovered for 5-6 minutes
  • Stir occasionally to prevent dal from sticking to the bottom of the pan (cooking time may slightly vary)
  • I cook till the soft press stage. if you prefer mushy dal, add extra water and cook for extra time
  • Turn off the stove and transfer the cooked dal to the colander
  • Add oil to the pan and when oil is hot add the ingredients listed under  "to temper" except asafoetida and let the mustard seed crackle
  • furthermore, add asafoetida and turn down the flame to the lowest flame
  • Add cooked dal, 2 tablespoon of coconut, and cook for 2 minutes
  • Finally add 1 tablespoon of coconut and asafoetida, mix well and turn off the stove
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