How to make Thengai Mangai Pattani Chundal - Dried pea preparation


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Main Ingredients : Dried Peas (सूखे मटर), Coriander Seeds (साबुत सूखा धनिया)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Thengai Mangai Pattani Chundal

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Thengai Mangai Pattani Chundal Recipe Card

Thengai Mangai Pattani Chundal

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thengai Mangai Pattani Chundal Recipe

  • Dried Peas 2 cups

  • Coriander Seeds 4 teaspoons

  • Coconut scraped 1/4 cup

  • Whole dry red chillies 8

  • Raw mango 1

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Soak peas over night in four cups of water and pressure cook it and keep it aside. Wet grind coriander seeds, coconut and red chillies.

Step 2

Wash, peel and chop raw mango. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida, ground masala and fry until the flavour comes out.

Step 3

Now add the cooked peas and salt, let it cook for a few minutes. Garnish with chopped mango and serve hot.

Also try out these recipes from TamilNadu Cuisine like Peanut Sundal, Mullangi Sambhar, Chicken 65, Kozhi Urundai Kozhambu.

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