Pasipayiru-Sundal

Pasi Payiru ( green gram) Sundal

This is another sundal variety made from pasipayiru (Green gram/ Moong). This is also a navratri special recipe that can be prepared easily and offered to those visiting your home . It can also be prepared on regular days as evening snack and is good for health being rich in protein content.

Ingredients

Pasi payiru (Whole green gram)   – 1/4 cup

Coriander leaves                           – 1 tbsp

Green chilli                                    – 1 no.

Hing(Asafoetida)                           – 1 small piece

Grated coconut                             – 1/2-1 tbsp.

Lemon  Juice                                 –  2 tsp

Mustard                                        – 1/2 tsp

Urad dhal                                      – 1/2 tsp

Salt                                                – to taste

Oil                                                  – 1 tsp

Soaking time                                : 6 hours 

Cooking time                               : 15 minutes

Note: There is another sundal variety Vellai Pattani (  Sundal whose procedure is similar to Pasipayiru sundal. Hence you can also make Vellai pattani sundal substituting white pattani in place of Pasi payiru and following the same procedures.

Pasipayiru-vellaipattani

Procedure

Soaking and precooking

Soak Pasi payiru (wholeGreen gram / moong)  for 6 hours. Drain water after the soaking period. Add two cups of water to pasi payiru in a pan , 1 tsp salt and cook in medium flame for 7-8 minutes. Drain the water. Now pasi payiru is cooked.

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Step 1

Add 1 tbsp of coriander leaves , 1 no. green chilli in a mixie jar. Grind the ingredients to paste.

Step 2

Add 1 tsp oil to a pan,  then add mustard 1/2 tsp. Once mustard starts spluttering add urad dhal 1/2 tsp and roast. Add hing powder 1/4 tsp and mix.

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Step 3

Add coriander paste to the seasoned items, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.

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Step 4

Add cooked pasipayiru, grated coconut 1/2-1 tbsp and mix well. Add 2 tsp of lemon juice and mix. Pasi payiru sundal is ready.

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Video

The procedure for making Pasi payiru sundal is also explained in this video.